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Listromycter Charig and Gans 1990 (worm lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Amphisbaenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83946

Full reference: A. J. Charig and C. Gans. 1990. Two new amphisbaenians from the Lower Miocene of Kenya. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 46(1):19-36

Parent taxon: Amphisbaenidae according to N. R. Longrich et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Amphisbaena, Ancyclocranium, Anops, Baikia, Blanus, Bronia, Campinosaurus, Lophocranion, Rhineurinae

Subtaxa: Listromycter leakeyi

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Type: Listromycter leakeyi

Ecology: fossorial insectivore