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Aniliidae


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; order Squamata, suborder Serpentes)

A family of subterranean snakes that are similar in general form to the blind snakes (Typhlopidae) but have enlarged belly scales. The small eyes are not covered by scales, and remnants of hind limbs remain as claws near the anus. There are 10 species, found in S. America and south-east Asia. See also coral snakes.

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