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    • Amphisbaenians
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    • Amphisbaenia
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Recent observations

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What

Anatolian Worm Lizard Blanus strauchi

Observer

hcuohc

Date

May 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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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...)

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

May 2, 2003

Description

MCCI-R1182

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

April 29, 2003

Description

MCCI-R1176

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

April 26, 2003

Description

-

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

April 26, 2003

Description

MCCI-R1172

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

April 26, 2003

Description

MCCI-R1167

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No photos or sounds

Observer

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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Observer

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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No photos or sounds

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

April 27, 2012

Description

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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What

Four-toed Worm Lizard Bipes canaliculatus

Observer

juanbgodoy9

Date

September 21, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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