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Reptiles Guide

Blind lizards

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Family: Dibamidae

A poorly known group of legless lizards native to southern Australia and SE Asia, found in tropical forests. These lizards have a rigidly fused skull, no pterygoid teeth, reduced eyes, and no external ears. They have only their rear limbs, which are flap-like and used during mating by the male. They are egg-layers.


Family Dibamidae

  • Genus Anelytropsis
  • Genus Dibamus

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