Definition of Typhlopidae
1. Noun. Blind snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Ophidia, Serpentes, Suborder Ophidia, Suborder Serpentes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Typhlopidae
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 ..."