Myriopholis macrorhyncha, Long-nosed worm snake, Hook-snouted worm snake
Myriopholis macrorhyncha, also known as the long-nosed worm snake or hook-snouted worm snake is a harmless blind snake species found in northern Africa and southwestern Asia. No subspecies are currently recognized.
Oviparous animals are female animals that lay their eggs, with little or no other embryonic development within the mother. This is the reproductive...
Precocial species are those in which the young are relatively mature and mobile from the moment of birth or hatching. Precocial species are normall...
This reptile's appearance is similar to M. cairi.
Found in isolated populations across northern Africa and in southwestern Asia. In Africa it occurs in Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea, Ghana, Algeria, Tunisia, Niger, Libya, Chad, Mali, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia. In Asia it has been reported in Aden (Yemen), Turkey, Iran, Israel, Iraq and Pakistan. The type locality given is "Sennaar" (Sudan).