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Crag Lizard
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Cordylidae
Genus: Pseudocordylus

The Crag Lizards (Pseudocordylus) are small to large girdled lizards from South Africa. Six species of Pseudocordylus are known; they are distinguished from other Cordylus by the presence of granular scales on the back instead of osteoderms. Recent molecular data places Pseudocordylus within Cordylus.[1]

Classification of the genus Pseudocordylus

Genus Pseudocordylus


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