Indotyphlops is a genus of snakes of the family Typhlopidae. The genus is endemic to Asia.

Common Blind Snake (Ramphotyphlops braminus) 鉤盲蛇1.jpg
Indotyphlops braminus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Typhlopidae
Subfamily: Asiatyphlopinae
Genus: Indotyphlops
Hedges, Marion, Lipp, Marin & Vidal, 2014


The genus Indotyphlops contains the following 23 species which are recognized as being valid.[1]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Indotyphlops.


Further readingEdit

  • Hedges, S. Blair; Marion, Angela B.; Lipp, Kelly M.; Marin, Julie; Vidal, Nicolas (2014). "A taxonomic framework for typhlopid snakes from the Caribbean and other regions (Reptilia, Squamata)". Caribbean Herpetology 49: 1-61. (Indotyphlops, new genus, pp. 37–38).