Genus: Zygaspis (round-headed worm lizards)

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Species native to southern Africa

Zygaspis ferox (Ferocious round-headed worm lizard)

 

 

Zygaspis nigra (Black round-headed worm lizard)

 

 

Zygaspis quadrifrons (Kalahari round-headed worm lizard)

 

Zygaspis vandami (Van Dam's round-headed worm lizard)

 

Zygaspis violacea (Violet round-headed worm lizard)

 

 
 

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