Leptotyphlops sylvicolus – Forest Thread Snake
Averaging 8-10cm may reach 13cm
A blackish silvery grey with lighter edged scales.
Varied from grasslands to costal forests.
An insignificant looking snake which is thin and wiry often confused with earth worms. Found sheltering beneath rocks, stones and rotting logs. Often preyed upon by small birds as well as snake Harlequin Snakes.