Lacertidae


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Lacertidae

[lə′sərd·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of reptiles in the suborder Sauria, including all typical lizards, characterized by movable eyelids, a fused lower jaw, homodont dentition, and epidermal scales.
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This question has been studied in two species of a different lizard family, the Lacertidae (Podarcis hispanica [Lopez and Martin, 2002] and Lacerta monticola [Aragon et al.
That simple scheme, of the large-sized, powerful Tupinambis shall be commented upon, more or less modified, in the following Figures of Teiioidea, Lacertidae and Scincoidea.
The striking morphological affinities in supraocular lepidosis between Lacertidae and their counterpart Teiioidea from the American continent sound suggestive.
Activity and thermoregulation in three mediterranean species of Lacertidae.
If we assume an isolation of 33 million yr for the separation of Gallotia from the continental Lacertidae (e.