Worm Lizards of

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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. www.repfocus.dk (Compilation date: 14th April, 2023).

General remarks: The list includes only formally described species. Newly discovered, but still unnamed species are excluded. However, unnamed species or species unassigned to species level are included, if they are the only representatives of their genus in the region. Species counts exclude extinct and introduced species. Doubtful records, typically older voucher specimens of uncertain origin, have been excluded if considered questionable, as are records based on sources considered unreliable or controversial.
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Worm Lizards (Amphisbaenia)
= endemicEX = extinct or assumed extinct

 Family Amphisbaenidae (Typical Worm Lizards)
Genus Amphisbaena (Neotropical Worm Lizards)
Amphisbaena alba

Common Red Worm Lizard

Almendariz 1992 Orces & Matheus 1988 Torres-Carvajal, Pazmino-Otamendi & Salazar-Valenzuela 2019
Amphisbaena fuliginosa

Spotted Worm Lizard

Almendariz 1992 Camper, Torres-Carvajal, Ron, Nilsson, Arteaga, Knowles & Arbogast 2021 Duellman 1978 Gans 1967 Gans 2005 Miyata 1982 Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970 Roberto, Muniz Silva, Pinto & Avila 2021 Torres-Carvajal, Pazmino-Otamendi & Salazar-Valenzuela 2019 Vanzolini 1951 Vanzolini 2002