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Blanus aporus

(Blanus aporus)

Description

Blanus aporus, called the Turkish worm-lizard, is an amphisbaenian species in the family Blanidae. It is found in western Turkey (from Pamphylia and Cilicia in southern Anatolia), Syria, and Lebanon. It was regarded by recent authors as a subspecies of Blanus strauchi.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Blanidae
Genus:Blanus
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