Myriopholis macrorhyncha

Myriopholis macrorhyncha

Myriopholis macrorhyncha, Long-nosed worm snake, Hook-snouted worm snake

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Myriopholis macrorhyncha

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.

Appearance

This reptile's appearance is similar to M. cairi.

Distribution

Geography

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).

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References

1. Myriopholis macrorhyncha Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myriopholis_macrorhyncha

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