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

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