Amphisbaena (lizard)


Amphisbaena (lizard)
For the mythological creature, see Amphisbaena
Amphisbaena
Amphisbaena alba
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Amphisbaenia
Family: Amphisbaenidae
Genus: Amphisbaena
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

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Amphisbaena is a genus in the family Amphisbaenidae, commonly known as the worm lizards. There are over 40 species in this diverse genus.

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Selected species

  • Amphisbaena alba White Worm Lizard (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Amphisbaena anaemariae (Vanzolini, 1997)
  • Amphisbaena arda (Rodrigues, 2003)
  • Amphisbaena arenaria (Vanzolini, 1991)
  • Amphisbaena bakeri Baker's worm lizard (Stejneger, 1904)
  • Amphisbaena bolivica (Mertens, 1929)
  • Amphisbaena caeca Puerto Rican Worm lizard (Cuvier, 1829)
  • Amphisbaena camura (Cope, 1862)
  • Amphisbaena carvalhoi (Gans, 1965)
  • Amphisbaena crisae (Vanzolini, 1997)
  • Amphisbaena cunhai (Hoogmoed & Ávila-Pires, 1991)
  • Amphisbaena darwinii Darwin's Worm lizard (Duméril & Bibron, 1839)
  • Amphisbaena dubia (L. Müller, 1924)
  • Amphisbaena fenestrata (Cope, 1861)
  • Amphisbaena frontalis (Vanzolini, 1991)
  • Amphisbaena fuliginosa Black and White Amphisbaenian (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Amphisbaena hastata Vanzolini, 1991
  • Amphisbaena heathi Schmidt, 1936
  • Amphisbaena hogei Vanzolini, 1950
  • Amphisbaena ibijara Rodrigues, Andrade & Lima, 2003
  • Amphisbaena ignatiana Vanzolini, 1991
  • Amphisbaena leeseri Gans, 1964
  • Amphisbaena leucocephala Peters, 1878
  • Amphisbaena lumbricalis Vanzolini, 1996
  • Amphisbaena mensae Castro-Mello, 2000
Amphisbaena mertensii
  • Amphisbaena mertensii (Amphisbaena mertensi), Strauch, 1881
  • Amphisbaena miringoera Vanzolini, 1971
  • Amphisbaena mitchelli Procter, 1923
  • Amphisbaena munoai Klappenbach, 1966
  • Amphisbaena neglecta Dunn & Piatt, 1936
  • Amphisbaena nigricauda Gans, 1966
  • Amphisbaena pretrei Duméril & Bibron, 1839
  • Amphisbaena prunicolor Cope, 1885
  • Amphisbaena ridleyi Ridley's Worm lizard or Noronha Worm lizard (Boulenger, 1890)
  • Amphisbaena sanctaeritae Vanzolini, 1994
  • Amphisbaena silvestrii Boulenger, 1902
  • Amphisbaena slevini Schmidt, 1938
  • Amphisbaena schmiditi Schmidt's worm lizard
  • Amphisbaena talisiae Vanzolini, 1995
  • Amphisbaena tragorrhectes Vanzolini, 1971
  • Amphisbaena vanzolinii Gans, 1963
  • Amphisbaena vermicularis Wagler, 1824
  • Amphisbaena xera Puerto Rican dryland worm lizard (Thomas, 1966)

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  • amphisbaena — n. 1 Mythol. & poet. a fabulous serpent with a head at each end. 2 Zool. any burrowing wormlike lizard of the family Amphisbaena, having no apparent division of head from body making both ends look similar. Etymology: ME f. L f. Gk amphisbaina f …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amphisbaena — n. 1 Mythol. & poet. a fabulous serpent with a head at each end. 2 Zool. any burrowing wormlike lizard of the family Amphisbaena, having no apparent division of head from body making both ends look similar. Etymology: ME f. L f. Gk amphisbaina f …   Useful english dictionary


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