Mountain Horned Lizard

Mountain Horned Lizard

Mountain Horned lizards have slim bodies; their tails are normally longer than their body. They grow to lengths of between 10 – 15 inches that varies according to their species.  The color of a healthy Mountain Horned Lizard varies from deep brown to brilliant green, which again differs according to the animal sex and variety. The ridge on … Read more

Weird Lizards (A Compilation)

Thorny Devil Lizard

Thorny Mountain Devil Lizard (Moloch horridus) The thorny dragon a k a thorny devil belongs to the species Moloch horridus.  This is basically Australian in origin.  They call this lizard by  many names. Thorny devil, Thorny lizard, the Moloch and Mountain devil are a few of them.  This is the one and only species of the genus Moloch.   Thorny devil grows to … Read more

Sand Lizard

Sand Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Family:     Lacertidae Tribe:     Lacertini Genus:        Lacerta Species:        L. agilis Binomial name:        Lacerta agilis One among the rarest reptiles of UK is the Sand Lizard Lacerta agilis. They take pleasure in dwelling in sandbank and moorlands. You can  observe them basking on exposed … Read more

Black Throated Monitor Lizard

Black Throated Monitor Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Sauropsida Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Scleroglossa Family:     Varanidae Genus:        Varanus Species:        V. albigularis Subspecies:        V. albigularis ionidesi Binomial name:        Varanus albigularis The Black-throated monitor Lizard (Varanus Albigularis Ionidesi), otherwise addressed as a Black throat monitor, is a massive lizard possessing a calm temper as … Read more

Red Eyed Crocodile Skinks

Red Eyed Crocodile Skinks

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Sauria Infraorder:        Scincomorpha Family:     Scincidae Genus:        Tribolonotus Species:        T. gracilis Binomial name:        Tribolonotus gracilis Crocodile Skinks belong to the species Tribolonotus gracilis.   They also call it  , though rarely, as Red-Eyed Crocodile Skinks or  bush crocodile skink. … Read more

Toadhead Agamas

Toadhead Agamas

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Subphylum:     Vertebrata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Sauria Family:     Agamidae Subfamily:     Agaminae Genus:        Phrynocephalus The genus Phrynocephalus  consists of 44 species of gamid lizards, which are of medium size. These lizards, you  commonly know as toadhead agamas (Agama Phrynocephalus Arabicus) or even as Toad-Headed Agamas. Toad headed … Read more

Glass Lizard

Glass Lizard

Scientific Classification Kingdom:   Animalia Phylum:     Chordata Class:       Reptilia Order:        Squamata Suborder:        Lacertilia Family:     Anguidae Subfamily:     Anguinae Genus:        Ophisaurus Glass snakes or Glass lizards belong to the genus ophisaurus.  They are a genus of reptiles that resemble snakes.  The glass lizards or jointed snake or glass snake looks like snakes, but are lizards.  Most of the species have no … Read more

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