Amphisbaenidae


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Amphisbaenidae

[¦am·fəs¦bēn·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of tropical snakelike lizards in the suborder Sauria.
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Six families are recognized in the suborder Amphisbaenia, of which only Amphisbaenidae is present in Brazil with 68 known species (Pinna et al.
Raillietiella gigliolii (Pentastomida) infecting Amphisbaena alba (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae): a first record for northeast Brazil.
Ocorrencia de lagartos no "lavrado" de Roraima, Brasil (Sauria: Gekkonidae, Teiidae, Polycridae, Tropiduridae, Scincidae e Amphisbaenidae).