GENUS: RHINOTYPHLOPS

Species Times Diameter
into total Length
Scale rows at midbody Scales between
prefrontal and
tip of tail
Rhinotyphlops boylei 45-46 26-28 351-377
Rhinotyphlops lalandei 35-50 26-30 337-441
Rhinotyphlops schinzi 45-57 22-26 413-469
Rhinotyphlops schlegelii mucrosa 21-56 30-36 360-517
Rhinotyphlops schlegelii petersii   34-40 359-440
Rhinotyphlops schlegelii schlegelii 23-40 32-44 332-623

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

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.