Brahminy Blindsnake -Indotyphlops braminus

Brahminy Blindsnake

*The colored areas of the map above represent parishes with currently known records for the given species
 (Source: Jeff Boundy, LA Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries). By no means does it represent the full range of the species in the state, nor does it necessarily mean that a species can be found throughout the parish with the record. This is provided as a guide to where you might be able to find these species in the state and to aid in identification. A descriptive explanation of the range of each species can be found in the text below.

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Subspecies:No subspecies recognized.


Similar Species:

Species Range:

Louisiana Range:Known from areas around the city in Orleans and Lafayette Parish.


Natural History:

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Global Conservation Status: Brahminy Blindsnakes have not beenassessedby theIUCN Red List. Their NatureServe Global Conservation Status Rank is G5 (Secure).

Federal Conservation Status: None

Louisiana Conservation Status: Exotic Brahminy Blindsnakes do not have any special status in Louisiana.

Author's Remarks:I have never observed this species in the wild, but I have confirmed their presence in Lafayette in 2013.

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