Brief Summary

    Curly-tailed lizards: Brief Summary
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    The curly-tailed lizards belong to the family Leiocephalidae. One of the defining features of these lizards is that, when approached, their tail curls over. They were previously regarded as members of subfamily Leiocephalinae within the family Tropiduridae. There are presently 29 known species. However, Leiocephalus is the only genus within the family Leiocephalidae.

Comprehensive Description


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    Continent: South-America
    Distribution: Galapagos: Floreana (Ecuador)
    Type locality: Chatman (= Isla San Cristóbal), Charles (= Isla Floreana), Galapagos.