Degerbol's blind snake

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Degerbøl's blind snake (Siagonodon borrichianus) is a species of snake in the family Leptotyphlopidae.[3][4]

Degerbol's blind snake
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Leptotyphlopidae
Genus: Siagonodon
S. borrichianus
Binomial name
Siagonodon borrichianus
(Degerbøl, 1923)
  • Glauconia borrichiana
    Degerbøl, 1923
  • Leptotyphlops borrichianus
    Amaral, 1929
  • Siagonodon borrichianus
    Adalsteinsson et al., 2009


The specific name, borrichianus, is in honor of Danish scientist Ole Borch.[2]

Geographic rangeEdit

It is found in western Argentina.[2]


  1. ^ Arzamendia, V., Fitzgerald, L., Giraudo, A., Kacoliris, F., Montero, R., Pelegrin, N., Scrocchi, G. & Williams, J. 2016. Siagonodon borrichianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T56050411A56050425. Downloaded on 27 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Siagonodon borrichianus ". The Reptile Database.
  3. ^ McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T (1999). Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Washington, District of Columbia: Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  4. ^ "Leptotyphlops ". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 August 2007.

Further readingEdit

  • Adalsteinsson SA, Branch WR, Trape S, Vitt LJ, Hedges SB (2009). "Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of snakes of the family Leptotyphlopidae (Reptilia, Squamata)". Zootaxa 2244: 1-50. (Siagonodon borrichianus, new combination).
  • Degerbøl, Magnus (1923). "Description of a new Snake of the Genus Glauconia, from Mendoza". Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk naturhistorisk Forening i Københaven 76: 113–114. (Glauconia borrichiana, new species).