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Gerrhopilus  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1116033

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2019   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderScolecophidia Cope, 1864  
                                  FamilyGerrhopilidae Vidal, Marin, Morini, Donnellan, Branch, Thomas et al., 2010  
                                     GenusGerrhopilus Fitzinger, 1843  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Gerrhopilus addisoni Kraus, 2017  
                                        Species Gerrhopilus andamanensis (Stoliczka, 1871) – Andaman Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus ater (Schlegel, 1839) – Black Blindsnake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus beddomii (Boulenger, 1890) – Beddome's Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus bisubocularis (Boettger, 1893) – Western Java Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus ceylonicus (M. A. Smith, 1943) – Sri Lanka Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus depressiceps (Sternfeld, 1913) – Lowland Beaked Blindsnake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus eurydice Kraus, 2017  
                                        Species Gerrhopilus floweri (Boulenger, 1899) – Flower's Blind Snake, Flower's Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus fredparkeri (Wallach, 1996)  
                                        Species Gerrhopilus hades (Kraus, 2005)  
                                        Species Gerrhopilus hedraeus (Savage, 1950) – Negros Island Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus inornatus (Boulenger, 1888) – Montane Blindsnake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus lestes Kraus, 2017  
                                        Species Gerrhopilus mcdowelli (Wallach, 1996)  
                                        Species Gerrhopilus mirus (Jan, 1860) – Jan's Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus oligolepis (Wall, 1909) – Few-scaled Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus persephone Kraus, 2017  
                                        Species Gerrhopilus thurstoni (Boettger, 1890) – Thurston's Worm Snake 
                                        Species Gerrhopilus tindalli (M. A. Smith, 1943) – Nilgiri Hills Worm Snake 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pyron, Robert Alexander, and Van Wallach  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics of the blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopoidea) based on molecular and morphological evidence   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 3829, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-81   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3829.1.1   
  Reference for: Gerrhopilus   

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