Slater's worm lizard
Slater's worm lizard (Amphisbaena slateri) is a species of amphisbaenian in the family Amphisbaenidae. The species is endemic to western South America.
The specific name, slateri, is in honor of Thomas Slater 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...
A. slateri has a rounded head and a rounded tail tip. The body coloration is uniformly brown dorsally and ventrally.