Namibiana occidentalis

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For the western threadsnake from southwestern United States and northern Mexico, see Rena humilis
For the western worm snake from the United States, see Carphophis vermis

Namibiana occidentalis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Leptotyphlopidae
Genus: Namibiana
N. occidentalis
Binomial name
Namibiana occidentalis

Leptotyphlops occidentalis

Namibiana occidentalis , also known as the western threadsnake or western worm snake, is a species of snakes in the family Leptotyphlopidae.[1][2][3] It is found in Namibia and northwestern South Africa.[1]


  1. ^ a b Namibiana occidentalis at the Reptile Database. Accessed 29 July 2018.
  2. ^ McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  3. ^ "Leptotyphlops". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 August 2007.