Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.
Scaly-tongued Spectacled Tejus
Schuppenzungen-Brillentejus oder -Zwergtejus
56 genera of which 29 (51.8%) are endemic ||0% 100%
286 species of which 200 (69.9%) are endemic ||0% 100%
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
which were separated into their own family,
by Goicoechea, Frost, Riva, Pellegrino, Sites, Rodrigues & Padial (2016)
Mexico, Central and South America, West Indies.
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines,
Trinidad & Tobago,