Beaked Worm Snake ( Grypotyphlops acutus Duméril & Bibron, 1844 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Grypotyphlops acutus (Duméril & Bibron, 1844)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Beaked Blind Snake
Gujarati: 
ચંચુ કૃમિ સાપ
Kannada: 
ಕೊಕ್ಕಿನ ಹಾವು
Photographs: 
Raigarh, Maharashtra.
Distribution: 
Venom Type: 
N/A
Family: 
Description: 

TBA

Scalation
Head: 
Rostral very large like a beak and provide tough shield to snout.
Dorsal: 
Smooth and similar shaped scales in 28-34 rows around the body. 450-500 in transverse rows.
Ventral: 
Not broader than adjacent scales.
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