lacertid

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lacertid

(ləˈsɜːtɪd)
n
(Zoology) any lizard that belongs to the family Lacertidae
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Noun1.lacertid - Old World terrestrial lizard
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
family Lacertidae, Lacertidae - Old World lizards
Lacerta agilis, sand lizard - a common and widely distributed lizard of Europe and central Asia
green lizard, Lacerta viridis - a common Eurasian lizard about a foot long
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Historical patterns in ecology: what teiids can tell us about lacertids.
The fossil also reveals that amphisbaenians are not closely related to snakes, but to lacertids, a group of limbed lizards from Europe, Africa and Asia.
squamulosa as its young appear in spring at which time neonates of other species of lacertids have reached sub-adult or adult size and have different dietary preferences.