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Blind snakes
Indotyphlops - Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014

Pronunciation: INN-doe-TIFF-lops
Etymology: "Name refers to the Indian to Indonesian distribution of the species."

Taxonomic notes:

The sole Australian member of this genus was previously included in Ramphotyphlops.

Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 1 out of 1 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: flowerpot blind snake (Indotyphlops braminus) at 12 cm
 Longest Australian species: flowerpot blind snake (Indotyphlops braminus) at up to 17 cm
Number of Australian species: 1

flowerpot blind snake (Indotyphlops braminus)
Brisbane, Queensland
Photo © Mark Sanders
flowerpot blind snake (Indotyphlops braminus) distribution range map Indotyphlops braminus
Flowerpot blind snake
Year described
(Daudin 1803)

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