Amphisbaena hastata

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Amphisbaena hastata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Amphisbaenidae
Genus: Amphisbaena
Species: A. hastata
Binomial name
Amphisbaena hastata
Vanzolini, 1991

Amphisbaena hastata is a worm lizard species in the genus Amphisbaena.[1]


The specific name, hastata, is Latin for "spear-shaped".

Geographic range[edit]

It is found in Brazil in the state of Bahia.[1]


  1. ^ a b The Reptile Database.

Further reading[edit]

  • Vanzolini, P.E. 1991. Two new small species of Amphisbaena from the fossil dune field of the middle Rio São Francisco, State of Bahia, Brasil (Reptilia, Amphisbaenidae). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo 37 (17): 259-276.

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