Leptotyphlopidae

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Noun1.Leptotyphlopidae - blind snakes
reptile family - a family of reptiles
blind snake, worm snake - wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes
genus Leptotyphlops, Leptotyphlops - blind snakes of Asia and Africa and Americas
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They range from tiny threadsnakes that can curl up on a dime to 10 feet monitor lizards and 30 foot pythons.
Taxonomy of the threadsnakes of the tribe Epictini (Squamata: Serpientes: Leptotyphlopidae) in Colombia.
The tiny creature belongs to a group called threadsnakes, which already had some pretty small species.