The Iberian Worm Lizard (Blanus
cinereus) is native to the southern part of the
Iberian Peninsula. It is also commonly known as the
European Worm Lizard. The Iberian Worm
Lizard is a small legless lizard, growing to
lengths of no more than 20 cm in adulthood.
Temperate forests, shrublands, and grasslands, as well
as open pastures and shrubby vegetation are the natural
habitats of the Iberian Worm Lizard.
They are burrowing lizards as well, and their burrows
can be found underneath logs and rocks.
The overall disposition of the Iberian Worm
Lizard is one of timidness. Their food source
is worms and small invertebrates, and have been seen
inhabiting colonies of ants.