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Grypotyphlops acutus  (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1116192

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rhinotyphlops acutus (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844)
 
    Typhlops unilineatus (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844)
 
    Letheobia acutus (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844)
 
    Onychocephalus acutus A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844
 
    Onychocephalus unilineatus A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844
 
  Common Name(s): Beaked Worm Snake [English]
 
    Beaked Blind Snake [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                     SubfamilyAfrotyphlopinae Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin and Vidal, 2014  
                                        GenusGrypotyphlops Fitzinger, 1843  
                                           SpeciesGrypotyphlops acutus (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1844) – Beaked Worm Snake, Beaked Blind Snake  
       

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  Source: Reptile Database (2019), website (version 09-Jul-19)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (http://www.reptile-database.org)   
  Reference for: Grypotyphlops acutus, Beaked Blind Snake [English], Beaked Worm Snake [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wallach, Van  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scolecophidia Miscellanea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Hamadryad, vol. 27, no. 2   
  Page(s): 222-240   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0972-205X   
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
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