Early blindsnakes

(Anomalepididae)

Class Reptilia Order Squamata Suborder Serpentes

Family Anomalepididae (Early blindsnakes) Thumbnail description

Small, fossorial snakes with smooth, uniformly sized body scales; highly reduced eyes; small, ventrally placed mouth; rounded snout; and very short tail

Size

Number of genera, species

4 genera; 16 species

Habitat

Soil

Conservation status

Not threatened

Distribution

Southern Central America, northern South America, and east-central South America

Distribution

Southern Central America, northern South America, and east-central South America

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