Iguanid 2020

Iguanid, any of about seven hundred species of lizards in extra than forty genera that represent the household Iguanidae. Iguanids are discovered during the Americas from southern Canada to the tip of South America. The solely exceptions are one genus (Brachylophus) in Fiji and different Pacific islands and two genera (Oplurus and Chalarodon) in Madagascar. The household consists of the frequent iguana (Iguana) of the American tropics, the marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus) of the Galapagos Islands, and the frequent genus Anolis with extra than 200 species. About 10 genera of iguanids are determined in the United States, the place they are through a ways the most conspicuous lizards of the American Southwest. Iguanids are made up of eight subfamilies: Corytophaninae, Crotaphytinae, Hoplocercinae, Iguaninae, Oplurinae, Phrynosomatinae, Polychrotinae, and Tropidurinae. Some authorities have accelerated every of these subfamilies to the household level. Iguanids are additionally associated to the Agamidae and the chameleons of the Eastern Hemisphere.

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