Texas Spiny Lizard

Texas Spiny Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Iguania Family:     Phrynosomatidae Genus:        Sceloporus Species:        S. olivaceus Binomial name:        Sceloporus olivaceus You can see the collared lizards, belonging to the family Crotaphytidae,  order squamata distributed all over the Western United States.  You see them  in the Sonoran Desert … Read more

Collared Lizard

Collared Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Iguania Family:     Crotaphytidae Genus:        Crotaphytus Species:        C. collaris Binomial name:        Crotaphytus collaris You can see the collared lizards, belonging to the family Crotaphytidae,  order squamata distributed all over the Western United States.  You see them  in the Sonoran Desert … Read more

Yellow Spotted Lizard

Yellow Spotted Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Xantusiidae Genus:        Lepidophyma Species:        L. flavimaculatum Binomial name:        Lepidophyma flavimaculatum The yellow-spotted lizard (Lepidophyma flavimaculatum),  lives in a habitat that extends from Texas to central Mexico, and  is a nocturnal lizard. They are divided into two subspecies, Lepidophyma flavimaculatum Obscurum and … Read more

Tegu Lizard

Tegu Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Lacertilia Family:     Teiidae Genus:        Tupinambis A Tegu is a from a group of lizards belonging to  the Tangae family. Their native place is South America and Central America and they have diverse habitats. They are famous for their big size and for … Read more

Jesus Lizard

Jesus Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Iguania Family:     Corytophanidae Genus:        Basiliscus Laurenti The Basilisk lizard genus is commonly called Jesus Lizard, renowned for running across water. Basiliscus genus, generally called basilisks belongs to the genus of the big Corytophanid lizards; they are prevalent in the provinces of South and North America, … Read more

Skink Lizard

Skink Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Subclass:       Diapsida Superorder:        Lepidosauria Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Sauria Infraorder:     Scincomorpha Family:     Scincidae A skink lizard belongs to a big group of lizards having a distinctive body shape (that of a cylinder) and little stumpy legs. These skink lizards are amazingly … Read more

Chameleon Lizard

Chameleon Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Iguania Infraorder:     Acrodonta Family:     Chamaeleonidae Chameleons belong to the Chamaeleonidae family. They are highly specialized and quite distinctive. They belong to the lizard clade (belonging to one tree of life from an ancestral group).  There are more or less, 160 chameleon species, They … Read more

Caiman Lizard

Caiman Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Teiidae Genus:     Dracaena Alligator lizards of 67 varieties widely spread all over the world, of which 8 varieties found from Canada right down through Central America, are the common varieties found in Algeria, North America and Gerrhonotus. Habitat These lizards spend most of … Read more

Alligator Lizard

Alligator Lizards

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Anguidae Genus:     Elgaria Species:     E. multicarinata Binomial name:     Elgaria multicarinata Alligator lizards of 67 varieties widely spread all over the world, of which 8 varieties found from Canada right down through Central America, are the common varieties found in Algeria, North America and … Read more

Green Iguana

Green Iguana

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Iguanidae Genus:     Iguana Species:     I. Iguana Among the Most Distinguishing and Prehistoric-Looking Lizards on the Earth The common iguana (Iguana iguana) or green iguana is an arboreal large species that is generally herbivorous lizard, inhabiting the Caribbean, Central and South America. Generally, most people … Read more

Panther Chameleon

Panther Chameleon

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Chamaeleonidae Genus:     Furcifer Species:     F. pardalis Come in a Brilliant Range of Patterns and Colors Furcifer pardalis, more often known as panther chameleon, inhabit the island of Madagascar. You find them spread all over the island, but you will find these in abundance … Read more

Northern Caiman Lizard

Northern Caiman Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Teiidae Genus:     Dracaena Species:     D. guianensis Among the Largest Species of Lizards Found in America The Lizard Dracaena Guianensis or the Northern Caiman Lizard, inhabiting South American jungles, is a lizard of medium size with a strong build, and is among the largest species of … Read more