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

Steppe Runner

Steppe Runner

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Lacertidae Subfamily:     Lacertinae Genus:     Eremias Species:     Arguta Will Gladly Eat Straight from Your Hand and Often Curl Up in Your Palm Steppe Runner (Eremias arguta), also known as Racerunner and Arguta inhabit Turkey, N Iran,  NE Romania, N Azerbaijan, SW Russia,  Armenia , … Read more

Crocodile Monitor

Crocodile Monitor

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Lacertilia Family:     Varanidae Subgenus:     Papusaurus Species:     V. salvadorii The World’s Longest Lizard Varanus of New Guinea is a monitor lizard. People refer to this lizard as; crocodile monitor, Varanus salvadorii, Papu (n) monitor or Artellia. This outsized monitor lizard of New … Read more

Bearded Dragon Lizard

Bearded Dragon Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Lacertilia Family:     Agamidae Genus:     Pogona Species:     P. vitticeps A Favorite Pet among Hobbyists The, Pogona species of reptiles have eight species; they generally go by the name,” Bearded Dragon Pogona”. This name refers to the central bearded dragon, (Pogona vitticeps). The habitats … Read more

Blue Tongue Skink

Blue Tongue Skink

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Infraorder:        Scincomorpha Family:     Scincidae Subfamily:     Lygosominae Genus:     Tiliqua Name Derives from the Cobalt Blue Tongue Blue-tongued skinks (Tiliqua) belong to the Australasian genus Tiliqua, few big members of the skink family belong to this genus. In Australia, they call them blue-tongued lizards or … Read more

Australian Water Dragon

Australian Water Dragon

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Lacertilia Family:     Agamidae Subfamily:     Agaminae Genus:     Physignathus Species:     P. lesueurii Survives in a domestic enclosure for over 25 to 28 years The Australian Water Dragon (Physignathus Lesueurii) belongs to the subordinate variety of Gippsland water dragon and Eastern Water Dragon. These varieties dwell … Read more

Red Ackie Monitor

Red Ackie Monitor

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Varanidae Genus:     Varanus Subgenus:     V. (Odatria) Species:     V. acanthurus The Red Ackie is an Australian variety of lizards, from the genus of monitor lizards (Varanus). The biologists call them Red Spiny-tailed monitor (Varanus Acanthurus), Ackie dwarfs monitor or ridge-tailed monitor. Anatomy Spiny-tailed monitor, of … Read more

Knight Anole

Knight Anole

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Polychrotidae Genus:     Anolis Species:     A. equestris The largest variety of anole is the knight anole or Anolis equestris belonging to the polychrotidae family, otherwise also called as the Cuban knight anole. They can grow to a total length of about 13 -20 inches (33-51 cm) from head … Read more

Spiderman Agama

Spiderman Agama

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Sauropsida Order:        Squamata Suborder:  Iguania Family:     Agamidae Subfamily:     Agamidae Genus:     Agama Species:     A. mwanzae This Species Resemble the Superhero Spiderman in Comics The Spider-Man Agama otherwise called Mwanza Flat-headed Agama or Agama mwanzae of the Agamidae family belongs to Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda. Anatomy The standard Spiderman agama males attain 6 to … Read more

Legless Lizard

Legless Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:       Gekkota Infraorder:       Pygopodomorpha Family:     Pygopodidae The Legless lizard belongs to the minor category lizard species that  have evolved to a stage that their limbs do not function. It is the general name given to the family Pygopodidae and  generally refer to other groups, which are … Read more

Dragon Lizard

Komodo Dragon

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Varanidae Genus:     Varanus Subgenus:     Varanus Species:     V. komodoensis Binomial Name:     Varanus komodoensis Dragon lizards also called Agamids, are some of the most distributed lizard species in this planet. You usually find them in warm environments of Southern Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. … Read more

Frilled Lizard

Frilled Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Sauropsida Order:        Squamata Suborder:       Lacertilia Family:     Agamidae Subfamily:     Agamidae Genus:     Chlamydosaurus Species:     C. kingii Binomial Name:     Chlamydosaurus kingii We can call  the frilled lizard chlamydosaurus kingii  any number of names including  frill-necked lizard and frilled dragon. The frilled  lizard  is a large species of  lizard that are   arboreal in … Read more