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    • Amphisbaenians
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    • Amphisbaenia
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    • Culebrillas ciegas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Iberian Worm Lizard Blanus cinereus

Observer

cesarpollo5

Date

July 20, 2000

Place

Valderas (Google, OSM)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

April 12, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Florida Worm Lizard Rhineura floridana

Observer

learninggate

Date

September 8, 2014

Description

The lizard was in the middle of one of our mist nets. It was dropped by a Red-shouldered Hawk when it hit the net then flew away.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mexican Mole Lizard Bipes biporus

Observer

treeder86

Date

April 4, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Thanks to Dr. Brad Hollingsworth for having me on this trip and providing locality data.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Speckled Worm Lizard Amphisbaena fuliginosa

Observer

keyko_cruz

Date

April 4, 2013 11:33 AM PET

Photos / Sounds

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What

Speckled Worm Lizard Amphisbaena fuliginosa

Observer

keyko_cruz

Date

June 7, 2014 08:41 AM PET

Photos / Sounds

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What

Speckled Worm Lizard Amphisbaena fuliginosa

Observer

keyko_cruz

Date

April 4, 2013 11:33 AM PET

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

keyko_cruz

Date

June 7, 2014 08:42 AM PET

Place

Jauneche (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Anatolian Worm Lizard Blanus strauchi

Observer

hcuohc

Date

May 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jcoireangus

Date

March 13, 2013

Description

While digging in my garden, I excavated this lizard. It was about five inches long and had two fore limbs and no rear legs. Very worm like. Paddle-like limbs. Grey color. Appeared to be blind. I released it unharmed. I'm certain of my identification because it was so unusual.

I found it below a very moist earthen berm on a steep north facing hill in a native oak grove (my back yard).

Photos / Sounds

What

Iberian Worm Lizard Blanus cinereus

Observer

xbejard

Date

March 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

May 2, 2003

Description

MCCI-R1182

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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...

No range data available.