Mexican Mole Lizard
The Mexican mole lizards are a species of ‘amphisbaenian’ or worm lizards that have legs, and can live both in land and water. They have a segmented body, and are often mistaken for salamander.
|Scientific Name||Bipes biporous|
|Other Names||Five-toed worm lizard, Bipes|
|Length||18–24 cm (7.1–9.4 in)|
|Distribution||Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, Guerrero, Chiapas, and Baja California Sur|
|Habitat||Lives underground, but come on the surface only at night or after rains|
|Diet||Ants, larvae, earthworms, termites, ground-dwelling insects, small lizards|
|Breeding Season||Late spring to summer|
|Clutch Size||1-4 eggs at a time|
|Mode of Reproduction||Oviparous|
|IUCN Conservation Status||Least Concern|
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Published on December 27th 2017 by staff under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.
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