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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First Record of the Lacertid Acanthodactylus boskianus (Sauria: Lacertidae) for Iran.
Reproductive cycle of the spotted sand lizard, Pedioplanis lineoocellata (Squamata: Lacertidae) from southern Africa.
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., 2003]).
Lizards in Pakistan are represented by eight families: Agamidae, Chamaeleonidae, Eublepharidae, Gekkonidae, Lacertidae, Scincidae, Uromastycidae and Varanidae (Khan, 2006).
Sexual differences in size and shape of the mosor rock lizard (Dinarolacerta mosorensis (Kolombatovic, 1886) (Squamata: Lacertidae): a case study of the Lovcen Mountain population (Montenegro).
Females that imitate males: dorsal coloration varies with reproductive stage in female Podarcis bocagei (Lacertidae).
Host-parasite relationships of Zootoca vivipara (Sauria: Lacertidae) in the Pyrenees (North Spain).