Lizard Taxonomy

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Lizards are recognized as reptiles with a long body, tail, moveable eyelid, eardrum, and (usually) four legs. Most live on the ground, but some can be found in water, up in trees, or in burrows. They typically have claws on their toes (except the legless lizards) which can be used for climbing. They include the iguana, chameleons, geckos, burrowing, and worm lizards. There are a tentative 43 extant lizard Kinds.

Acontibar
– Limbless SkinK Kind G:2 S:26
Agamibar
– Dragon Lizard Kind G:56 S:445
Angunibar
– Glass-Alligator Lizard Kind G:10 S:73
Anniellibar
– American Legless Lizard Kind G:1 S:6
Caphodactylibar
– Austrailian Knob Tailed Gecko Kind G:7 S:30
Chamaeleonibar
– Chameleon Kind G:12 S:200
Cordylibar
– Spinytailed Lizard Kind G:10 S:64
Corytophanibar
– Casquehead Lizard Kind G:3 S:9
Crotaphytibar
– Collared Lizard Kind G:2 S:12
Dactylibar
– Anole Kind G:1 S:391
Dibamibar
– Blind Lizard Kind G:2 S:23
Diplodactylibar
– New Caledonian Gecko Kind G:25 S:125
Diploglossibar
– Galliwasp Kind G:3 S:51
Egerninibar
– Social Skink Kind G:9 S:58
Eublepharibar
– Leopard Gecko Kind G:6 S:32
Eugongylibar
– Eugongylid Skink Kind G:40 S:419
Gekkonibar
– Gecko Kind G:51 S:996
Gerrhosauribar
– Plated Lizard Kind G:6 S:37
Gymnophthalmibar
– Spectacled Lizard Kind G:40 S:244
Helodermatibar
– Beaded Lizard Kind G:1 S:2
Hoplocercibar
– Wood Lizard Kind G:3 S:16
Iguanibar
– Iguana Kind G:8 S:39
Lacertibar
– Wall Lizard Kind G:42 S:321
Lanthanotibar
– Earless Monitor Lizard Kind G:1 S:1
Lygosomibar
– Lygosomid Skink Kind G:5 S:52
Leiocephalibar
– Curly-Tailed Lizard Kind G:1 S:29
Leiosauribar
– Tree Lizard Kind G:6 S:32
Liolaemibar
– Snow Swift Kind G:3 S:286
Mabuynibar
– Mabuyid Skink Kind G:22 S:191
Opluribar
– Madagascar Iguanid Kind G:2 S:7
Phrynosomatibar
– Horned Lizard Kind G:9 S:148
Phyllodactylibar
– Leaf-Toed Gecko Kind G:10 S:134
Polychrotibar
– Bush Anole Kind G:1 S:7
Pygopodibar
– Pygopod Kind G:7 S:44
Scincibar
– Typical Skink Kind G:34 S:277
Shinisauribar
– Chinese Crocodile Lizard Kind G:1 S:1
Sphaerodactylidae
– Croaking Gecko Kind G:13 S:209
Sphenomorphibar
– Sphenomorphid Skink Kind G:36 S:559
Teinibar
– Whiptail Lizard Kind G:15 S:146
Tropiduribar
– Neo-Tropical Ground Lizard G:8 S:125
Varanibar
– Monitor Lizard Kind G:1 S:77
Xantusinibar
– Night Lizard Kind G:3 S:34
Xenosauribar
– Knob-Scaled Lizard Kind G:1 S:10
Todd Elder

Todd Elder

Todd Elder has a deep desire to understand and experience Creation. As a Baraminologist, his current research includes developing the Katagenos Species Concept, the Natanzera Classification System, and the Floral Formula Method of determining Plant Kinds. As an author and speaker, his books and seminar materials are designed to encourage a growing relationship with the Creator.
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