Liotyphlops is a genus of blind snakes found in Central and South America. Currently, 9 species are recognized.
Found in Central and South America from Costa Rica to Paraguay.
Common name Geographic range Liotyphlops albirostrisT
, 1857) Southern Central America
, including Costa Rica
, and northern South America
and north-central Venezuela
. Also found on the island of Curaçao
. Liotyphlops anops
, 1899) Colombia
in the departments of Meta
. Liotyphlops argaleus Dixon
, 1984 Colombia: Cundinamarca Department. Liotyphlops beui
, 1924) Brazil
to Mato Grosso
), eastern Paraguay
. Liotyphlops schubarti Vanzolini
, 1948 Brazil: Pirassununga
in São Paulo
. Liotyphlops sousa
Marra-Santos & Reis, 2018 Brazil in Santa Catarina. Liotyphlops taylori
Marra-Santos & Reis, 2018 Brazil in Mato Grosso. Liotyphlops ternetzii
, 1896) Brazil (Pará, Goiás
, São Paulo and Mato Grosso), Paraguay and Uruguay. Liotyphlops wilderi
, 1883) Brazil in Minas Gerais
and Rio de Janeiro
T) Type species.
In the 21st century three additional new species have been described.
Nota bene: A taxon author in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Liotyphlops.