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- proper noun A taxonomic
familywithin the infraorder Scincomorpha— the Old-World lizards.
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The Selmunett lizard is a member of the wall lizard family, known as Lacertidae, which are present in Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Mongabay.com News 2010
The family Lacertidae, characterized by small, long-tailed lizards, is represented in the hotspot by more than 60 species, a quarter of the world total, while the family Viperidae, stocky venomous snakes, is represented by nearly 20 species.
Beitrafe zur taxonomischen Revision der Gattung Lacerta (Reptilia: Lacertidae).
Archive 2006-04-01 Darren Naish 2006
Key endemic reptile groups include geckos (Gekkonidae), chameleons (Chameleonidae), skinks (Scincidae), lacertid lizards (Lacertidae), worm-snakes (Typhlopidae), and true snakes (Atractaspididae, Elapidae, and Colubridae).