GENUS: LEPTOTYPHLOPS

Species Scale rows
at midbody
Scales rows
around middle
of tail
Scales between
rostral and
caudal spine
Subcaudals
Leptotyphlops conjunctus conjunctus 14 10 192-238 20-27
Leptotyphlops conjunctus incognitus 14 10 230-292 26-35
Leptotyphlops distanti 14 12 239-307 19-30
Leptotyphlops gracilior 14 10 308-353 24-41
Leptotyphlops labialis 14 12    
Leptotyphlops longicaudus 14 10 266-325 34-58
Leptotyphlops nigricans 14 10 199-289 19-33
Leptotyphlops occidentalis 14 12 292-342 20-25
Leptotyphlops sylvicolos 14   174-194 10
Leptotyphlops scutifrons scutifrons 14 10 197-307 19-30
Leptotyphlops telloi 14 12 260-263 24-26

NOTE: ( ) = Rarely + = And / = Or * = Scales around the eye

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.