Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemical Engineering


Record of Beaked Worm Snake (Grypotyphlopsacutus) at Ariyalur District, Tamilnadu State, India

  • By S. Selvamurugan - 08 Dec 2022
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemical Engineering, Volume: 2, Issue: 2, Pages: 16 - 20
  • Received: 28.4.2022; Accepted: 21.5.2022; First Online: 30.6.2022


The Scolecophidia indicate an early divergence in the snake lineages that exist today. Due to their burrowing behavior, small size, and absence of risk to humans, they are of little human interest as a group. The beaked worm snake, sometimes known as a beaked blind snake, is the largest blind snake in south Asia. Grypotyphlopsacutus, also known as the beaked worm snake, is a harmless blind snake species endemic to peninsular India. Report of beaked worm-snake Gryptotyphlopsacutus from vetriyur village, ariyalur district, tamilnadu state India. In this report discussed about the species and their distributions.

Keywords: Snake, reptile, new locality