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Flower's worm snake

In Thai: งูดินหัวเหลือง, ngu din hua leuang

Binomial name: Gerrhopilus floweri, George Albert Boulenger, 1899

Typhlops floweri is a species of snake in the family Typhlopidae. The species is endemic to Southeast Asia.

Etymology

The specific name, floweri, is in honor of British zoologist Stanley Smyth Flower.

Geographic range

Typhlops floweri is found in Thailand.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Gerrhopilidae
Genus
Gerrhopilus
Species
Gerrhopilus floweri

Common names

  • German: Flowers Blindschlange
  • English:
    • Flower's worm snake
    • Flower's blind snake
  • Thai: งูดินหัวเหลือง, ngu din hua leuang

Synonyms

  • Typhlops floweri, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (2015)
  • Gerrhopilus floweri, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Gerrhopilus floweri, Nicolas Vidal et al. (2010)
  • Typhlops floweri, Roy W. McDiarmid, Jonathan A. Campbell & T'Shaka A. Touré (1999)
  • Typhlops floweri, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Typhlops floweri, George Albert Boulenger in Stanley Smyth Flower (1899)
  • Typhlops floweri, George Albert Boulenger (1899)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Flower's worm snake, Gerrhopilus floweri in Thailand
  • Bangkok Province
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pathum Thani Province
Range map of Gerrhopilus floweri in Thailand