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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia
Family: Pygopodidae
Genus: Pygopus
Pygopus distribution.svg

Pygopus is a genus belonging to the family of Australian legless lizards. Members of this genus are also called scaly-foot.

Classification of the genus Pygopus
A lizard with no limbs save for 2 flaps
Pygopus lepidopodus


  1. ^ Oliver, Paul; Couper, P. J.; Amey, Andrew (2010). "A new species of Pygopus (Pygopodidae; Gekkota; Squamata) from north-eastern Queensland". Zootaxa (Magnolia Press): 47–61. ISSN 1175-5326.