Lystromycter is an extinct genus of worm lizard from the Early Miocene of Africa.

The Land Before Time

A Lystromycter appears among a variety of other reptiles witnessing Littlefoot's birth in The Land Before Time. It pops out of the ground briefly, then disappears again. Only its head and neck are seen.


  • Fossils (Smithsonian Handbooks) by David Ward (Page 232)