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Acanthocercus atricollis,
southern tree agama
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Agamidae
Subfamily: Agaminae
Genus: Acanthocercus
Fitzinger, 1843

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Acanthocercus is an African genus of agamid lizards.


Listed alphabetically by specific name.[1]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Acanthocercus.


  1. ^ Acanthocercus, The Reptile Database.

Further reading[edit]

  • Fitzinger, L. (1843). Systema Reptilium, Fasciculus Primus, Amblyglossae. Vienna: Braumüller & Seidel. 106 pp. + indices. (Acanthocercus, new genus, p. 84). (in Latin).

External links[edit]

  • Myers, P.; Espinosa, R.; Parr, C.S.; Jones, T.; Hammond, G.S. & Dewey, T.A. (2008): Animal Diversity Web - Genus Acanthocercus. Retrieved 2008-MAR-20.