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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Reproduction and sexual size dimorphism in the lacertid lizard Pedioplanis burchelli (Sauria: Lacertidae) in South Africa.
It thus differs from males of other African lacertid lizards in which the peak of spermiogenesis is in summer: (Pedioplanis burchelli Nkosi et al.
Flight initiation distance in relation to substratum type, sex, reproductive status and tail condition in two lacertids with contrasting habits.
Locomotor capacity and foraging behaviour of Kalahari lacertid lizards.
The fossil also reveals that amphisbaenians are not closely related to snakes, but to lacertids, a group of limbed lizards from Europe, Africa and Asia.