Mediterranean Worm Lizard

The Mediterranean Worm Lizard is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

is lacking in Bipes and the Mediterranean worm lizard of the genus Blanus (Gans and Wever, 1975). Click here for a pdf file of a publication regarding the ears of the Amphisbaenians. More

Common names

Colobreta cega in Catalan - Català
Maurische Netzwuhle in German - Deutsch
Mediterranean Worm Lizard in English - English
Moorse wormhagedis in Dutch - Nederlands
Obrączkowiec europejski in Polish - polski
Szürke féreggyík in Hungarian - Magyar

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Order : Squamata
Family : Amphisbaenidae
Genus : Blanus
Species : Blanus cinereus
Authority : VANDELLI 1797