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Gerrhosauridae

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The Gerrhosauridae are a family of lizards native to Africa and Madagascar.[1]

Habitat

Also known as plated lizards, species in the family Gerrhosauridae live in a range of habitats, from rocky crevices to sand dunes.[1]

Description

Their form is variable, some species having four fully developed limbs, and others having vestigial hind limbs only.[1]

Reproduction

Most species are believed to be oviparous.[1]

Classification

Family Gerrhosauridae

References

  1. ^ a b c d Bauer AM (1998). Cogger HG, Zweifel RG (ed.). Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians. San Diego: Academic Press. pp. 161–162. ISBN 0-12-178560-2.
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Gerrhosauridae: Brief Summary

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The Gerrhosauridae are a family of lizards native to Africa and Madagascar.

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