Cordylidae


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Related to Cordylidae: Gerrhosauridae
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Noun1.Cordylidae - small family of spiny ovoviviparous African lizards
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
Cordylus, genus Cordylus - type genus of the Cordylidae; spiny lizards somewhat resembling tiny crocodiles
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2005), Anguidae (Guillette and Casas-Andreu, 1987), and Cordylidae (Flemming, 1993).
Without any doubt, observing their cephalic lepidosis, some evolutionary trends are difficult to understand at first sight between the night lizards Xantusidae and the Lacertiformes Lacertidae and Teiioidea of Lacertoidea, as well as the families Scincidae and Cordylidae, of Scincoidea.
Cordylidae andGerrhosauridae, considered as separate families in recent classifications, are lizards living in African and Madagascar territories.