Amphisbaenidae

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Related to Amphisbaenid: Anguidae, tuataras, Terrapins, Caecilians
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Noun1.Amphisbaenidae - worm lizardsAmphisbaenidae - worm lizards        
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
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During the observation, we employed the focal animal method to record all occurrences of specific behaviors of interest exhibited by the amphisbaenid. Ant workers were collected as vouchers and identified according to Della Lucia (1993), and subsequently deposited in the Entomological Collection of Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (CEMT).
This is applicable to Amphisbaena alba Linnaeus 1758, one of the most common and widely distributed amphisbaenids in South America east of the Andes (see Pinna et al.
The present results are in general agreement with the earlier more important descriptions of spade-snouted amphisbaenid excavatory behavior (Kaiser; Gans, 1960, 1974; Navas et al.).