Definition of Leptotyphlops

1. Noun. Blind snakes of Asia and Africa and Americas.

Exact synonyms: Genus Leptotyphlops
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Leptotyphlopidae, Leptotyphlopidae
Member holonyms: Leptotyphlops Humilis, Western Blind Snake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leptotyphlops

Leptodactylus pentadactylus
Leptopteris superba
Leptoptilus crumeniferus
Leptoptilus dubius
Leptotyphlops (current term)
Leptotyphlops humilis
Lepus americanus
Lepus arcticus
Lepus californicus
Lepus europaeus
Lepus townsendi
Leri's pleonosteosis
Leri's sign
Leri-Weill disease
Leri-Weill syndrome

Literary usage of Leptotyphlops

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"... the stone the earth had been worked from between the grass roots, showing several runways, in one of which the snake was coiled. Genus 23. Leptotyphlops ..."

2. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"... (FAMILY) Leptotyphlops (GENUS) FITZINGER, Syst. Rept., 1843, p. 24 TYPE: nigricans Leptotyphlops dulcis (BAIRD and ..."

3. Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club by New England zoological club, Cambridge (1900)
"Leptotyphlops phillipsi sp. nov. Type, an adult specimen, no. ... Curiously enough no species of Leptotyphlops ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"Leptotyphlops dulcis. Lane Coll., also one obtained by Prof. CHT Townsend. (19.) Eumeces obsoletus. Not rare near the College. (20. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"Leptotyphlops bilineata (Schlegel). Schlegel based this species on examples from Martinique collected by Plée. Duméril et Bibron, a very little later, ..."

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