Prickly girdled lizard

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Prickly girdled lizard
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Cordylidae
Genus: Pseudocordylus
Species: P. spinosus
Binomial name
Pseudocordylus spinosus
Fitzsimons, 1947

The prickly girdled lizard or spiny crag lizard (Pseudocordylus spinosus) is a species of lizard in the family Cordylidae. There is ongoing debate as to whether it belongs to the genera Pseudocordylus or Cordylus.[1] It is found in Lesotho and South Africa.


  1. ^ a b Adolphs, K. (2010). "Cordylus spinosus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 December 2014.