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Agamidae
Agamas and Dragons


Alopoglossidae
Fold-tongued Spectacled Tejus


Anguidae
Slowworms, etc.


Anniellidae
North American Legless Lizards


Carphodactylidae
Southern Padless Geckos


Chamaeleonidae
Chameleons


Cordylidae
Girdled Lizards


Corytophanidae
Basilisks


Crotaphytidae
North American Collared Lizards


Dactyloidae
Anoles


Dibamidae
Blind Skinks


Diplodactylidae
Double-toed Geckos


Eublepharidae
Eyelid Geckos


Gekkonidae
Typical Geckos


Gerrhosauridae
Plated Lizards


Gymnophthalmidae
Scaly-tongued Spectacled Tejus


Helodermatidae
Beaded Lizards


Hoplocercidae
Club-tailed Iguanas


Iguanidae
Greater Iguanas


Lacertidae
Typical Lizards


Lanthanotidae
Earless Monitor Lizard


Leiocephalidae
Curly-tailed Lizards


Leiosauridae
Smooth Iguanas


Liolaemidae
South American Lesser Iguanas


Opluridae
Madagascar Iguanas


Phrynosomatidae
North American Lesser Iguanas


Phyllodactylidae
Leaf-toed Geckos


Polychrotidae
Monkey Lizards


Pygopodidae
Flap-footed Lizards


Scincidae
Skinks


Shinisauridae
Crocodile Lizard


Sphaerodactylidae
Least Geckos, etc.


Teiidae
Greater Tejus


Tropiduridae
Rough-tailed Iguanas


Varanidae
Monitor Lizards


Xantusiidae
Night Lizards


Xenosauridae
Knob-scaled Lizards



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Lizards
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Contents:  6,704 species of which 4,909 (73.2%) are endemic - 560 genera of which 217 (38.8%) are endemic - 37 families of which 1 (2.7%) is endemic. In addition to this, 2 species have been described based on laboratory hybridizations (see Aspidoscelis neavesi and A. priscillae.

Distribution:  North, Central, and South America, West Indies, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Malay Archipelago, Australia, Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans.

Reported from:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Ascension, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Azores, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Clipperton, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoro Islands, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Easter Island, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Europa Island, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Galapagos Islands, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Glorioso Islands, Greece, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Howland & Baker, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Irish Republic, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Johnston, Jordan, Juan de Nova, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kerala, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Midway Islands, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Navassa, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saba, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, San Marino, São Tomé & Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens Islands, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sint Eustatius, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks & Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wake, Wallis & Futuna, Western Sahara, Western Samoa, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.