Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Rhinotyphlops
Family: Typhlopidae (Reptilia)
Taxon : Reptile
Group : Animal

SPECIES
lalandei
NOTES

A small snake with a cylindrical body covered with smooth overlapping scales and a tail that ends in a spine. The head is small and not distinct from the body. The eyes are reduced and the snout is hard edged and used for burrowing. They feed on ants and termites


AUTHORITY
(Schlegel, 1839)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A pinkish brown with darker blotches
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Snake
Delandes beaked blind snake
Habitat
NOTES: Found in a termite mound
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Typhlops lalandei
Onychcephalus delalandii
Typhlops delalandii
Rhinotyphlops lalandei



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