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Burrowing asps

Total Categories: 13

These are found in Africa and the Middle East.

Boas

Total Categories: 4

This is a family of nonvenomous snakes found in America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and some Pacific Islands. Relatively primitive snakes, adults are medium to large in size, with females usually larger than the males.

Splitjaw snakes

Total Categories: 2

These are native to Mauritius and a few islands around it, especially Round Island. They also used to be found on the island of Mauritius, but were extirpated there due to human influence and foraging pigs in particular.

Typical snakes

Total Categories: 7

They are the largest snake family, and include about two-thirds of all known living snake species. Widespread on all continents, except Antarctica.

Asian pipe snakes

Total Categories: 1

These are nonvenomous snakes found in Asia. These are burrowing snakes and all have checkered black-and-white bellies.

Elapids

Total Categories: 61

These are a family of venomous snakes found in tropical and subtropical regions around the world, terrestrially in Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, and South America, and aquatically in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Mexican burrowing snake

Total Categories: 1

This is one of the smallest snake families, having just one species and one genus.

Pythons

Total Categories: 8

These are a family of nonvenomous snakes found in Africa, Asia, and Australia. Among its members are some of the largest snakes in the world.

Dwarf boas

Total Categories: 2

These are a family of nonvenomous snakes found from Mexico and the West Indies south to southeastern Brazil. These are small to medium-sized fossorial snakes, some with beautiful and striking color patterns.

Pipe snakes

Total Categories: 8

These are a family of non-venomous primitive burrowing snakes endemic to southern India and Sri Lanka.

Vipers

Total Categories: 4

These are a family of venomous snakes found in most parts of the world, excluding Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand, Madagascar, Hawaii, various other isolated islands, and north of the Arctic Circle. All have relatively long, hinged fangs that permit deep penetration and injection of venom.

Sunbeam snakes

Total Categories: 1

Theses snakes are found in Southeast Asia. Its members are known for their highly iridescent scales.

Primitive blind snakes

Total Categories: 4

These snakes are nonvenomous snakes found in Central and South America. They are similar to Typical blind snakes, except that some species possess a single tooth in the lower jaw.

Slender blind snakes

Total Categories: 2

These shaneks are found in North and South America, Africa, and Asia. All are fossorial and adapted to burrowing, feeding on ants and termites.

Typical blind snakes

Total Categories: 11

They are found mostly in the tropical regions of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and all mainland Australia and various islands. They live underground in burrows, and since they have no use for vision, their eyes are mostly vestigial. They have light-detecting black eye spots, and teeth occur in the upper jaw. The tail ends with a horn-like scale.

Wart snakes

Total Categories: 1

This is a group of primitive aquatic snakes found in Australia and Indonesia.

Lamprophiidae

Total Categories: 1

These are a family of snakes found in Africa, Asia, America, and Europe