Species Details


Indotyphlops porrectus

Slender Worm Snake Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Indotyphlops porrectus
Family : Typhlopidae
Order : Squamata
Class : Reptilia
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Forests,Park,Agricultural Lands
Description : The slender worm snake, scientifically known as Indotyphlops porrectus, is a harmless species of blind snake. They are small and have a slender body, reaching a maximum total length of 28.5 cm (11.2 in) with a diameter of about 0.5 cm (0.20 in). They have 18 scale rows around their body and are typically brown or blackish on their dorsal side, with a paler ventral side. The snout, chin, and anal region are white in color.
description written by: Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka ; information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015; photo credit and copyright :Reptiles and Amphibians of Thailand.. more information please contact with us.