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Anilios  Gray, 1845
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1116045

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                  FamilyTyphlopidae Merrem, 1820 – Blind Snakes, Typical Blind Snakes, Blindsnakes  
                                     SubfamilyAsiatyphlopinae Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin and Vidal, 2014  
                                        GenusAnilios Gray, 1845  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Anilios affinis (Boulenger, 1889) – Small-headed Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios ammodytes (Montague, 1914)  
                                           Species Anilios aspina (Couper, Covacevich and Wilson, 1998)  
                                           Species Anilios australis Gray, 1845 – Southern Blind Snake, Southern Blindsnake 
                                           Species Anilios batillus (Waite, 1894) – Batillus Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios bicolor (Peters, 1858)  
                                           Species Anilios bituberculatus (Peters, 1863) – Prong-snouted Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios broomi (Boulenger, 1898) – Faint-striped Blind Snake, Striate Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios centralis (Storr, 1984) – Centralian Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios chamodracaena (Ingram and Covacevich, 1993) – Cape York Striped Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios diversus (Waite, 1894) – Northern Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios endoterus (Waite, 1918) – Interior Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios erycinus (Werner, 1901) – Northern New Guinea Blindsnake 
                                           Species Anilios fossor Shea, 2015  
                                           Species Anilios ganei (Aplin, 1998)  
                                           Species Anilios grypus (Waite, 1918) – Long-beaked Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios guentheri (Peters, 1865) – Top End Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios hamatus (Storr, 1981) – Pale-headed Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios howi (Storr, 1983) – Kimberley Deep-soil Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios insperatus Venchi, Wilson and Borsboom, 2015 – Fassifern Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios kimberleyensis (Storr, 1981) – Kimberley Shallow-soil Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios leptosoma (Robb, 1972) – Murchison Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios leucoproctus (Boulenger, 1889) – White-tailed Blindsnake 
                                           Species Anilios ligatus (Peters, 1879) – Robust Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios longissimus (Aplin, 1998)  
                                           Species Anilios margaretae (Storr, 1981) – Buff-snouted Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios micromma (Storr, 1981) – Small-eyed Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios minimus (Kinghorn, 1929)  
                                           Species Anilios nema (Shea and Horner, 1997)  
                                           Species Anilios nigrescens Gray, 1845 – Blackish Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios obtusifrons Ellis and Doughty, 2017 – Blunt-snouted Blindsnake 
                                           Species Anilios pilbarensis (Aplin and Donnellan, 1993)  
                                           Species Anilios pinguis (Waite, 1897) – Rotund Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios proximus (Waite, 1893) – Proximus Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios robertsi (Couper, Covacevich and Wilson, 1998)  
                                           Species Anilios silvia (Ingram and Covacevich, 1993) – Great Sandy Blind Snake, Sylvia's Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios splendidus (Aplin, 1998)  
                                           Species Anilios systenos Ellis and Doughty, 2017 – Sharp-snouted Blindsnake 
                                           Species Anilios torresianus (Boulenger, 1889) – Torres Strait Blindsnake 
                                           Species Anilios tovelli (Loveridge, 1945) – Darwin Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios troglodytes (Storr, 1981) – Sandamara Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios unguirostris (Peters, 1867)  
                                           Species Anilios waitii (Boulenger, 1895) – Beaked Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios wiedii (Peters, 1867) – Brown-snouted Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios yampiensis (Storr, 1981) – Yampi Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios yirrikalae (Kinghorn, 1942) – Yirrkala Blind Snake 
                                           Species Anilios zonula Ellis, 2016 – West Kimberley Blindsnake 

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  Source: Reptile Database (2019), website (version 09-Jul-19)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Anilios   
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