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Worm Lizards (Amphisbaenia)

   Genera


Blanus
Mediterranean Worm Lizards




Biodiversity of the family Blanidae Bibliography of the family Blanidae

Blanidae
Mediterranean Worm Lizards
Netzwühlen, Ringelwühlen     Mediterrane Ormeøgler




Contents:
  7 species of which 3 (42.9%) are endemic - 1 genus which is not endemic (as of December 31st, 2018).

Remarks:  Previously included in Amphisbaenidae (e.g., Vanzolini 1951; Gans 1967, 2005). The family Blanidae was named by Kearney (2003).

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