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Recent observations

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What

Speckled Worm Lizard Amphisbaena fuliginosa

Date

January 31, 2014 08:51 PM UTC

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cope's Worm Lizard Amphisbaena fenestrata

Observer

samdigiulio

Date

March 1, 2016 10:41 AM EST

Description

Found during a survey of VINP in association with Northern Michigan University from February 27 through March 5, 2016.

Photos / Sounds

What

Florida Worm Lizard Rhineura floridana

Observer

howardvo

Date

August 10, 2016 12:38 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Florida Worm Lizard Rhineura floridana

Observer

callisa

Date

June 20, 2016 03:34 PM EDT

Description

Thought it was a snake at first. Found in the dirt driveway. Moved it to a decomposing tree stump.

Photos / Sounds

What

Speckled Worm Lizard Amphisbaena fuliginosa

Observer

arutamecotours

Date

August 21, 2015 03:32 PM PET

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What

Crooked Worm Lizard Amphisbaena camura

Date

July 18, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Five-toed Worm Lizard Bipes biporus

Observer

rafas_lara

Date

June 22, 2016 09:34 AM CST

Description

Bipes biporus

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What

Checkerboard Worm Lizard Trogonophis wiegmanni

Observer

benkaddour

Date

May 19, 2016 08:00 PM WEST

Description

Checkerboard worm lizard from El Hajeb region - Morocco. Khalid BEN KADDOUR

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What

Zarudnyi s Worm Lizard Diplometopon zarudnyi

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

January 15, 2016 08:02 AM GST

Description

The work of a burrowing "worm lizard", which spends its life in sandy terrain, tunnelling just under the surface in search of subterranean prey.

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What

Iberian Worm Lizard Blanus cinereus

Observer

fjsolis

Date

July 16, 2005 12:24 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Anatolian Worm Lizard Blanus strauchi

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Ege O., Yakin B.Y., Tok C.V., 2015. Herpetofauna of the Lake District around Burdur. - Turkish Journal of Zoology, 39: 1164-1168.

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What

Anatolian Worm Lizard Blanus strauchi

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Cumhuriyet O., Ayaz D., 2015. Güllük Körfezi (Milas, Muğla) ve Civarının Herpetofaunası. - Anadolu Doğa Bilimleri Dergisi 6 (Özel Sayı 2): 163-168.

February - September 2013

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Description from Wikipedia

Amphisbaenia (called amphisbaenians or worm lizards) is a group of usually legless squamates, comprising over 180 extant species. Amphisbaenians are characterized by long bodies, reduction or loss of the limbs, and rudimentary eyes. As many species possess a pink body coloration and scales arranged in rings, they have a superficial resemblance to earthworms. All are limbless except for Bipes, which retains forelimbs. Although superficially similar to the snakes and Dibamidae, recent phylogenetic studies suggest that they...

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