Blindskinks

Class Reptilia Order Squamata Family Dibamidae

Thumbnail description

Small, secretive brown fossorial lizards with blunt heads and tails

Size

Small to medium-sized lizards, about 2-10 in (50-250 mm) in snout-vent length

Number of genera, species

2 genera; 11 species

Habitat

Forests, rainforests, semi-arid deciduous brush, semi-arid open scrubland, dense bush, deciduous scrub, dense forest, and pine-oak forest

Conservation status

Not threatened

(Dibamidae)

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Disjunct: northeastern Mexico and Southeast Asia

Distribution

Disjunct: northeastern Mexico and Southeast Asia

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