Rhineura

Rhineura

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Rhineura floridana

Rhineura floridana, known commonly as the North American worm lizard, Florida worm lizard, graveyard snake, or thunderworm, is a species of amphisbaeninan in the family Rhineuridae. The species is the only member of the monotypic genus Rhineura, and is found primarily in Florida but has been recorded in Lanier County, Georgia. There are no subspecies that are recognized as being valid.

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1. Rhineura Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhineura
2. Rhineura on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/64219/12754148

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