Cameroon worm lizard
The Cameroon worm lizard (Cynisca schaeferi) is a species of worm lizard in the family Amphisbaenidae. The species is endemic to Cameroon.
The specific name, schaeferi, is in honor of German zoologist Hans Schäfer who collected the holotype.
Terrestrial animals are animals that live predominantly or entirely on land (e.g., cats, ants, snails), as compared with aquatic animals, which liv...
Oviparous animals are female animals that lay their eggs, with little or no other embryonic development within the mother. This is the reproductive...
Precocial species are those in which the young are relatively mature and mobile from the moment of birth or hatching. Precocial species are normall...
The holotype of C. schaeferi, which is lost, measured 219 mm (8.6 in) in total length, including a tail 23 mm (0.91 in) long.