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suborder

Lizards
Sauria Gauthier, 1984

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes

Images

Cyclura nubila - Cuban Ground Iguana

Cyclura nubila - Cuban Ground Iguana

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Lacerta viridis viridis - Central European Green Lizard

Lacerta viridis viridis - Central European Green Lizard, male

Author: Milena Pouchová

Important groups

Iguanidae - iguanas, Agamidae - agamas, Chamaeleonidae - chameleons, Gekkonidae - geckoes, Teiidae - whiptails and tegus, Scincidae - skinks, Lacertidae - lizards, Anguidae - glass lizards, Helodermatidae - venomous lizards, Varanidae - monitor lizards

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

infraorder Lacertilia
Jurassic: Upper Jurassic – recent

Fossil taxa

infraorder Eolacertilia
Permian: Lopingian – Jurassic: Upper Jurassic

Links and literature


Data source info

Uetz P.: EMBL Reptile Database
[Data retrieved on: 12 January 2008]

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 2
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Explanations

extinct taxon