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Corytophanids

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Corytophanidae
 
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
 
Phylum: Chordata
 
Class: Sauropsida
 
Order: Squamata
 
Suborder: Sauria
 
Family: Corytophanidae
 

Corytophanidae is a family of lizards also called casque head lizards. They typically have well-developed head crests in the shape of a casque. The casque head is a sexually dimorphic character, found only on males. There are 9 known species of casqu heads from 3 genera (below).

Classification

Family Corytophanidae

  • Genus Basiliscus
    Genus Corytophanes
    Genus Laemanctus

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