On the distribution of Myriopholis macrorhyncha (Jan, 1860) (Squamata, Serpentes, Leptotyphlopidae) from India, with comments on the occurrence of members of Family Leptotyphlopidae from India.
Keywords:Thread snakes, species distribution, Scolecophidia, morphology, taxonomy
We confirm the presence of Myriopholis macrorhyncha (Jan, 1860) from India, based on reptile surveys conducted in north Gujarat and Saurashtra regions of Gujarat state. We also discuss the historical records of the family Leptotyphlopidae from the country. The study also provides new information on the morphology and microhabitat of the species.