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Lizards (Sauria)


Typical Collared Lizards

North American Leopard Lizards

Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (
Latest update: May 12th, 2024.

Biodiversity of the family Crotaphytidae Bibliography of the family Crotaphytidae


North American Collared Lizards
Nordamerikanische Halsbandleguane     Nordamerikanske Halsbåndleguaner

Contents: Endemicity:
2 genera of which none are endemic  0% 100%
12 species of which 6 (50.0%) are endemic  0% 100%

Remarks: The genera contained in this family were previously included in Iguanidae (e.g., Schmidt 1953; Smith & Taylor 1950). Family status was given by Frost & Etheridge (1989), and Frost, Etheridge, Janies & Titus (2001).

Distribution:  Mexico, USA.