Slevin's worm lizard
Slevin's worm lizard (Amphisbaena slevini) is a species of amphisbaenian in the family Amphisbaenidae. The species is endemic to northern South America.
The specific name, slevini, is in honor of American herpetologist Joseph Richard Slevin.
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. slevini is a uniform light brownish color. Adults have a snout-to-vent length (SVL) of about 10–11 cm (3.9–4.3 in), and a tail length of about 1.5 cm (0.59 in).
A. sleveni is found in Brazil (Amazonas state) and French Guiana.Show More
The preferred habitat of A. slevini is forest.Show Less