Grant's worm snake

Grant's worm snake

Grant's worm snake, Guanica blindsnake

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Antillotyphlops granti

Grant's worm snake or Guanica blindsnake (Antillotyphlops granti ) is a species of snake in the family Typhlopidae. The species is endemic to Puerto Rico.

Animal name origin

The specific name, granti, is in honor of American herpetologist Chapman Grant.

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It is found in southwestern Puerto Rico, including Caja de Muertos, an island 8 miles (13 km) offshore from Ponce.

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References

1. Grant's worm snake Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant's_worm_snake
2. Grant's worm snake on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/75607314/75608179

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