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]).
(1989): Towards a phylogeny and biogeography of the Lacertidae: relationships within an old-world family of lizards derived from morphology.
Lizards in Pakistan are represented by eight families: Agamidae, Chamaeleonidae, Eublepharidae, Gekkonidae, Lacertidae, Scincidae, Uromastycidae and Varanidae (Khan, 2006).
Lagartos caracteristicos del Nuevo Mundo, muy parecidos a los Lacertidae de Eurasia y Africa.
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).
Without any doubt, observing their cephalic lepidosis, some evolutionary trends are difficult to understand at first sight between the night lizards Xantusidae and the Lacertiformes Lacertidae and Teiioidea of Lacertoidea, as well as the families Scincidae and Cordylidae, of Scincoidea.