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Lizards (Sauria)

   Genera


Acratosaura
Bahia Spectacled Tejus


Adercosaurus
YutajÚ Mountains Spectacled Teju


Alexandresaurus
Camacan Spectacled Teju


Amapasaurus
Amapa Four-toed Spectacled Teju


Anadia
Smooth-scaled Spectacled Tejus


Andinosaura
Andean Spectacled Tejus


Anotosaura
Dwarf Spectacled Tejus


Arthrosaura
Creek Tejus


Bachia
Earless Tejus


Calyptommatus
Northeast Brazilian Earless Sand Sliders


Caparaonia
Caparaˇ Mountains Spectacled Teju


Centrosaura
Costa Rican Rough Teju


Cercosaura
Eastern Shade Tejus


Colobodactylus
Southeast Brazilian Spectacled Tejus


Colobosaura
Short-thumbed Spectacled Tejus


Colobosauroides
Lesser Spectacled Tejus


Dendrosauridion
Yanesha Tree Spectacled Teju


Dryadosaura
Dryades Spectacled Teju


Echinosaura
Southern Rough Tejus


Ecpleopus
Atlantic Forest Spectacled Teju


Euspondylus
Sun Tejus


Gelanesaurus
Short-tailed Water Tejus


Gymnophthalmus
Snake-eyed Tejus


Heterodactylus
Strange-toed Spectacled Tejus


Iphisa
Glossy Shade Teju


Kaieteurosaurus
Kaieteur Spectacled Teju


Leposoma
Eastern Root Tejus


Loxopholis
Western Root Tejus


Macropholidus
Large-scaled Spectacled Tejus


Magdalenasaura
Magdalena Basin Spectacled Tejus


Marinussaurus
Curupira Spectacled Teju


Micrablepharus
Snake-eyed Glossy Tejus


Neusticurus
Guianan Water Tejus


Nothobachia
Piaui Sand Slider


Oreosaurus
Northern Highland Spectacled Tejus


Pantepuisaurus
Mount Maringma Spectacled Teju


Petracola
Peruvian Rock Tejus


Pholidobolus
Flat-headed Mountain Tejus


Placosoma
Sharp-nosed Spectacled Tejus


Potamites
Western Water Tejus


Procellosaurinus
Smooth-scaled Sand Sliders


Proctoporus
Lightbulb Tejus


Psilops
Brazilian Keeled Sand Sliders


Rhachisaurus
Espinhašo Mountains Spectacled Teju


Rheosaurus
Guyana Rough Teju


Riama
Southern Highland Spectacled Tejus


Riolama
Tepui Spectacled Tejus


Rondonops
Shield-naped Spectacled Tejus


Scriptosaura
Catimbau Sand Slider


Selvasaura
Peruvian Highland Spectacled Teju


Stenolepis
Iguarassu Spectacled Teju


Tretioscincus
Skink Tejus


Vanzosaura
Red-tailed Spectacled Tejus


Wilsonosaura
JunÝn Spectacled Teju


Yanomamia
Tepui Root Tejus



Biodiversity of the family Gymnophthalmidae Bibliography of the family Gymnophthalmidae

Gymnophthalmidae
Scaly-tongued Spectacled Tejus
Schuppenzungen-Brillentejus oder -Zwergtejus     SkŠltungede Brilletejuer




Contents:
  256 species of which 178 (69.5%) are endemic - 50 genera of which 25 (50.0%) are endemic (as of December 31st, 2018).

Remarks: Previously included in the family Teiidae (e.g., Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970; Goin, Goin & Zug 1978). Separated from Teiidae by Presch (1983). Formerly included the genera Alopoglossus and Ptychoglossus, which were separated into their own family, Alopoglossidae, by Goicoechea, Frost, Riva, Pellegrino, Sites, Rodrigues & Padial (2016)

Distribution:  Mexico, Central and South America, West Indies.

Reported from:
Argentina, Aruba, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Surinam, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela.