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Ramphotyphlops  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174339

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Rhamphotyphlops Agassiz, 1846
 
    Typhlina Wagler, 1830
 
  Common Name(s): Long-tailed Blind Snakes [English]
 
    Long Tailed Blindsnakes [English]
 
       
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                  FamilyTyphlopidae Merrem, 1820 – Blind Snakes, Typical Blind Snakes, Blindsnakes  
                                     SubfamilyAsiatyphlopinae Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin and Vidal, 2014  
                                        GenusRamphotyphlops Fitzinger, 1843 – Long-tailed Blind Snakes, Long Tailed Blindsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops acuticaudus (Peters, 1877) – Palau Blind Snake, Palau Blindsnake, Palau Island Blind Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops adocetus Wynn, Reynolds, Buden, Falanruw and Lynch, 2012  
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops angusticeps (Peters, 1877) – Arboreal Blind Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops becki (Tanner, 1948) – Beck's Blind Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops bipartitus (Sauvage, 1879) – Southern New Guinea Blindsnake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops conradi (Peters, 1875) – Conrad's Worm Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops cumingii (Gray, 1845) – Cuming's Blind Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops depressus (Peters, 1880)  
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops exocoeti (Boulenger, 1887) – Christmas Island Blind Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops flaviventer (Peters, 1864) – Yellowbellied Blindsnake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops hatmaliyeb Wynn, Reynolds, Buden, Falanruw and Lynch, 2012  
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops lineatus (Schlegel, 1839) – Striped Blind Snake, Striped Worm Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops lorenzi (Werner, 1909)  
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops mansuetus (Barbour, 1921) – Small-headed Blind Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops marxi (Wallach, 1993) – Marx's Worm Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops multilineatus (Schlegel, 1839) – Hook-nosed Blindsnake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops olivaceus (Gray, 1845) – Olive Blind Snake 
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops similis (Brongersma, 1934)  
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops suluensis (Taylor, 1918)  
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops supranasalis (Brongersma, 1934)  
                                           Species Ramphotyphlops willeyi (Boulenger, 1900)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Ramphotyphlops    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Ramphotyphlops   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ramphotyphlops   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Long-tailed Blind Snakes[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ramphotyphlops   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xi + 511   
  Publisher: The Herpetologists' League   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-893777-01-4, 1-893777-00-6  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Ramphotyphlops   
       
  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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3829.1.1   
  Reference for: Ramphotyphlops   
       

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