blind snake

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Synonyms for blind snake

wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes

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Year of records Common Eastern Froglet Crinia signifera 2011 Peron's Tree Frog Litoria peronii 1998, 2010, 2011 Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog Litoria fallax 2010 Three-toed Skink Saiphos equalis 1981, 1999 Black-bellied Swamp Snake Hemiaspis signata * 1996 Blackish Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops 1997 nigrescens * Table 3.
Ability of the blind snake, Leptotyphlops dulcis, to follow pheromone trails of army ants, Newamyrmex nigrescens and N.
MANILA: A frog with fangs, a blind snake and a round-headed dolphin are among more than 1,000 new species recently found on the incredible Melanesian island of New Guinea, environment group WWF said.
In this study we will examine the histological anatomy of the oviducts of the brown house snake (Lamprophis fuliginosus), the Brahminy blind snake (Rhamphotyphiops braminus), and the worm lizard, Amphisbaena fuliginosa, to determine if the anatomy of the worm lizard oviduct is more similar to the snakes or lizards.
The blind snake Leptotyphlops goudotii inhabit the dryforests of northwestern Pacific lowlands of Costa Rica, but has not been reported in the insular area of this region.
But in Hawaii--except for the harmless, earthwormlike Brah- miny blind snake, which was introduced to the state from Asia--there are no terrestrial snakes.
Some reptiles are obligatory parthenogens (reproducing gynogenetically), including the Brahminy blind snake (Ramphotyphlops brahminus) and a variety of lizards in the families Teiidae, Lacertidae, Xantusiidae, Gekkonidae, Agamidae, and Chameleonidae (Vrijenhoek et al., 1989; Wright, 1993).
In this study we examined the histology of the oviducts of the brown house snake (Lamprophis fuliginosus) and Brabminy blind snake (Rhamphotyphlops braminus) to determine if the anatomy of the blind oviduct is more similar to snakes or lizards.
In the summer of 1989, a blind snake (Leptotyphlops dulcis) was uncovered by Wivagg in an active fire ant nest (Solenopsis sp.) in a surburban yard in Waco, Texas.
As noted above, western species penetrate the prairie (for example, the blind snake and Cassin's sparrow), and, like the eastern contigent (lined snake and dickcissel, for example), are patchily distributed in open grassy areas of mostly wooded environments.
I have never seen a picture of this snake before." And, "OMG, I didn't know there were so many types of blind snakes."
Unless you have the resources to slither over to the Murray-Darling river system in southern Australia, this collection of data about the astounding frogs, geckos, flap-footed lizards, skinks, dragons, monitor lizards, blind snakes, venomous land snakes and the very special fringe-dweller of the region gives basic knowledge about size, configuration, habitat, habits and tadpole characteristics if appropriate.
The smallest are the blind snakes, such as the one at left.