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Worm Lizards (Amphisbaenia)


Two-legged Worm Lizards

Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (
Latest update: May 12th, 2024.

Biodiversity of the family Bipedidae Bibliography of the family Bipedidae


Two-legged Worm Lizards
Handwühlen     Tobenede Ormeøgler

Contents: Endemicity:
1 genus which is endemic  0% 100%
3 species which are all endemic  0% 100%

Remarks:  Previously included in the family Amphisbaenidae (e.g., Vanzolini 1951). Recognized as a separate family by Gans (1978).

Distribution:  As for the single genus of the family, Bipes.