Clade Amphisbaenidae Gray 1865 (worm lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Amphisbaenidae

Parent taxon: Amphisbaeniformes according to N. R. Longrich et al. 2015

See also Böhme 2008, Böhme 2010, Carroll 1988, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Estes 1983, Frank and Ramus 1996, Gadow 1898, Hay 1902, Head 2005, Kearney 2003, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, McGrew et al. 1959, Seiffert 1975 and Young 1961

Sister taxa: Bipedidae, Blanidae, Cadeidae, Todrasaurus, Trogonophidae

Subtaxa: Amphisbaena Ancyclocranium Anops Baikia Blanus Bronia Campinosaurus Listromycter Lophocranion Rhineurinae

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), Spain (6), United States (1: Texas)

• Pliocene of France (1), Morocco (1), Spain (2)

• Miocene of Austria (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (1), Germany (3), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Romania (1), Spain (2), Switzerland (1), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of France (9)

• Eocene to Miocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), France (12), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), France (1)

Total: 55 collections including 62 occurrences

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