Definition of Typhlopidae

1. Noun. Blind snakes.

Exact synonyms: Family Typhlopidae
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Ophidia, Serpentes, Suborder Ophidia, Suborder Serpentes

Lexicographical Neighbors of Typhlopidae

Tyndall blue
Tyndall effect
Tyndall phenomenon
Tyndall stone
Tyndallization
Tyne
Tyne River
Tyne and Wear
Tyneside
Tynwald
Type 1 GM1 gangliosidosis
Typha
Typha angustifolia
Typha latifolia
Typhaceae
Typhlopidae (current term)
Typhoean
Typhoeus
Typhoid Mary
Typhoid Marys
Typhon
Tyr
Tyranni
Tyrannidae
Tyrannosaurus rex
Tyrannus
Tyrannus domenicensis domenicensis
Tyrannus tyrannus
Tyrannus vociferans
Tyre

Literary usage of Typhlopidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"Typhlopidae, p. 593. Maxillary bordering mouth, forming a suture with premaxillary, pre- frontal, and frontal, toothless; lower jaw toothed: ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Of other families we note a great number of Typhlopidae, of which T. ... amounting to about one hundred species only, we note about one dozen Typhlopidae, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... to about one hundred species only, we note about one dozen Typhlopidae, ... Of other families we note a great number of Typhlopidae, of which T. ..."

4. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History) by George Albert Boulenger (1893)
"Typhlopidae, Giinther, Rept. Brit. Ind p. 170, 1864. ... Typhlopidae, Boulenger, Faun. Ind., Rept. p. 234, 1890. Cranial hones solidly united ..."

5. Fasciculi Malayenses: Anthropological and Zoological Results of an by Nelson Annandale, Herbert C. Robinson (1903)
"The distribution of the Typhlopidae in the State of Jalor is somewhat sporadic, but appears to coincide with that of burrowing lizards, such as Lygosoma ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Typhlopidae on Dictionary.com!Search for Typhlopidae on Thesaurus.com!Search for Typhlopidae on Google!Search for Typhlopidae on Wikipedia!