There are Burton's Carpet Vipers and Horned Vipers, gecko species and lacertids
In the ethmoidal region, the nasal capsule of the Mabuya is broad, very developed, and similar to others lizards such as the scincids Chalcides ocellatus, Eutropis carinata (= Mabuya carinata), Plestiodon fasciauts (= Eumeces quinquelineatus), Trachylepis capensis (= Mabuya capensis), Lygosoma, the lacertids
Lacerta vivipara, and Acanthodactylus boskiana, the anguid Anguis fragilis, and the gimnophthalmid Ptychoglossus bicolor (Rice 1920; Pearson 1921; Rao & Ramaswami 1952; El Toubi & Kamal 1961; Skinner 1973; Bellaris & Kamal 1981; Hernandez et al.
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and other lacertids
are known to exhibit tail autotomy (i.
are mainly distributed in the arid Potwar Plateau in Pakistan.
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.
Chameleons are best known for their ability to change color, although they are not the only lacertids
that can change their color.
are usually viewed as active foragers, although there is some evidence of interspecific variation in movement rates (Huey and Pianka 1981, Huey et al.
1991), that is, lacertids
(Thorpe 1991; Thorpe and Brown 1989; Thorpe and Baez 1987; Thorpe et al.
muralis is considered "more adventurous and opportunistic" than other closely related lacertids
(Arnold and Burton, 1978: 193) and represents the most urban lacertid
in Europe (Arnold and Burton, 1978; Gruschwitz and Bohme, 1986).