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Dibamus tiomanensis

(Dibamus tiomanensis)

Description

Dibamus tiomanensis, or the Tioman Island blind lizard, is a legless lizard endemic to Tioman Island in Malaysia. These lizards can reach 12.3 cm (4.8 in) in snout–vent length. A distinguishing characteristic of this species is that they are brown in color with a lighter brown/tan color on their snout and jaw.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Dibamidae
Genus:Dibamus
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