Definition of Leptotyphlops
1. Noun. Blind snakes of Asia and Africa and Americas.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Leptotyphlopidae, Leptotyphlopidae
Member holonyms: Leptotyphlops Humilis, Western Blind Snake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leptotyphlops
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, ..."