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sindic

Date

May 2, 2003

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MCCI-R1182

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sindic

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April 29, 2003

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MCCI-R1176

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sindic

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April 26, 2003

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sindic

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April 26, 2003

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MCCI-R1172

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sindic

Date

April 26, 2003

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MCCI-R1167

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roberto_sindaco

Date

January 1, 2008

Description

Date: March and May 2008 - Harris D.J., Perera A., Barata M., Tarroso P., Salvi D., 2010. New distribution notes for terrestrial herpetofauna from Morocco. - North-Western Journal of Zoology, 6 (2): 309-315.

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roberto_sindaco

Date

January 1, 2008

Description

Date: March and May 2008 - Harris D.J., Perera A., Barata M., Tarroso P., Salvi D., 2010. New distribution notes for terrestrial herpetofauna from Morocco. - North-Western Journal of Zoology, 6 (2): 309-315.

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roberto_sindaco

Date

April 27, 2012

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Fathinia B., Rastegar Pouyani N., 2014. First record of Stenodactylus arabicus (Haas, 1957) from Iran. - Herpetozoa, 26 (3/4): 169-173.

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Four-toed Worm Lizard Bipes canaliculatus

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juanbgodoy9

Date

September 21, 2013

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i_c_riddell

Date

November 21, 1979 03:15 PM CAT

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Soils: ferrasiallitic loamy sands
noted above ground having come out of burrow at edge of lawn; half below ground & re-entering newly made hole. Soil damp but no wet; last rain 16.11.79. Cool & shaded, humid. Burrow visible as ridge on surface. Live speciman to Mutare Musem, Dept. of Herpetology where ate Macotermes natalensis alates in captivity.

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Horntail Worm Lizard Dalophia pistillum

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i_c_riddell

Date

November 1, 1985 04:45 PM CAT

Description

3/4 exposed w rearmost portion still under leaves & sand. Buried parts not rotting like exposed parts; cause of death poss. Bird attack(?) rather than trampling from animal. Had been 7mm rain on 30/10 at SWRI. ID by Don Broadley, Zimbabwe Natural History Museum

Length (mm) body+tail: 485+58

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Five-toed Worm Lizard Bipes biporus

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texasblonde

Date

September 7, 2013 04:38 PM MDT
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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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