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Worm Lizards (Amphisbaenia)

   Genera


Rhineura
Florida Worm Lizard




Biodiversity of the family Rhineuridae Bibliography of the family Rhineuridae

Rhineuridae
Florida Worm Lizards
Florida-Doppelschleichen     Florida-orme°gler




Contents:
  1 species of which 1 (100.0%) is endemic - 1 genus of which 1 (100.0%) is endemic.


Remarks:  Previously considered a subfamily (Rhineurinae) of Amphisbaenidae (e.g., Vanzolini 1951), but recognized as a separate family by Gans (1978).

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