Amphisbaenia

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Noun1.Amphisbaenia - type genus of the AmphisbaenidaeAmphisbaenia - type genus of the Amphisbaenidae  
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
worm lizard - a lizard of the genus Amphisbaena; harmless wormlike limbless lizard of warm or tropical regions having concealed eyes and ears and a short blunt tail
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The fossil also reveals that amphisbaenians are not closely related to snakes, but to lacertids, a group of limbed lizards from Europe, Africa and Asia.
Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata:Part II Lizards and Amphisbaenians.
But the two largest orders - those of snakes and lizards - were not fully analyzed, nor was the order of legless amphisbaenians.