Middle Congo worm lizard

Middle Congo worm lizard

Middle Congo worm lizard

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Monopeltis schoutedeni

The Middle Congo worm lizard (Monopeltis schoutedeni) is a species of amphisbaenian in the family Amphisbaenidae. The species is indigenous to Central Africa.

Animal name origin

The specific name, schoutedeni, is in honor of Belgian zoologist Henri Eugene Alphonse Hubert Schouteden.

Distribution

Geography

M. schoutedeni is found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Gabon.

Mating Habits

The mode of reproduction of M. schoutedeni is unknown.

References

1. Middle Congo worm lizard Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Congo_worm_lizard

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