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Blanus Wagler 1830 (worm lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Amphisbaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 249809

Synonym: Omoiotyphlops de Rochebrune 1884 (taxon 37973)

Parent taxon: Amphisbaenidae according to R. Estes 1983

Sister taxa: Amphisbaena, Ancyclocranium, Anops, Aulura, Baikia, Bronia, Campinosaurus, Crythiosaurinae, Listromycter, Lophocranion, Platyrhachis, Rhineurinae

Subtaxa: Blanus cinereus, Blanus gracilis, Blanus mendezi, Blanus strauchi, Blanus thomaskelleri, Omoiotyphlops priscus

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore