|INFORMATION PROVIDED WITH THE PHOTO
|date of photo May 1956
location Palm Springs area (Riverside County, California, US)CalAcademy slide # T 65378photo category: Animal - Reptile
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
Western Slender Blind Snake, Serpiente-lombriz Occidental (ITIS )
View The Reptile Database record for Leptotyphlops humilisView Encyclopedia of Life record for Leptotyphlops humilisView all photos in CalPhotos of Leptotyphlops humilis Check Google Images for Leptotyphlops humilis |
Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
|1. ||Reviewed by Ryan L. Rehmeier May 28, 2002|
|Action: changed name from "Carphophis amoenus vermis" to "Leptotyphlops humilis
| ||"The vestigial eyes, blunt nose, and cycloid scales indicate that this is a Western blind snake (Leptotyphlops humilis). The Western worm snake is a starkly bicolored snake with a purplish-gray dorsum and a bright pink belly and a pointed head. Additionally, the Western worm snake is not found farther west than Central Oklahoma.|
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