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Family Hoplocercidae, or the hoplocercids, are a family of lizards native to the tropical forests of Central and South America. Sixteen species in three genera are described.


Family: Hoplocercidae


  • Frost, D.E. & Etheridge, R.E. 1989. A Phylogenetic Analysis and Taxonomy of Iguanian Lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Misc. Publ. 81.
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Further reading[edit]

  • Torres-Carvajal, Etheridge & de Queiroz 2011. A systematic revision of Neotropical lizards in the clade Hoplocercinae (Squamata: Iguania). Zootaxa 2752: 1–44
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