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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Typhlopoidea

Familia: Typhlopidae
Subfamilia: Asiatyphlopinae
Genus: Xerotyphlops
Species:Xerotyphlops socotranus

Xerotyphlops socotranus (Boulenger, 1889)

Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2021. Xerotyphlops socotranus. The Reptile Database. Accessed on 3 March 2021.
Sindaco, R., Grieco, C. & Riservato, E. 2011. IUCN: Xerotyphlops socotranus (Data Deficient). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T199747A9125283. DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-2.RLTS.T199747A9125283.en

Vernacular names
English: Socotra Worm Snake

The Socotra worm snake (Xerotyphlops socotranus) is a species of snake in the Typhlopidae family.[1][2] It is found only on the island of Socotra in Yemen.[3]
First description

George Albert Boulenger, 1889 : Descriptions of new Typhlopidæ in the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 6, vol. 4, p. 360-363 (read online).


"Typhlops". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved August 15, 2010.
McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré, 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1
Xerotyphlops socotranus at the Reptile Database. Accessed 29 July 2018.


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