Agamid lizards are a family of lizards with more than 350 species, including such distinctive members as the thorny devil and the flying lizard. This diverse group usually has well developed legs and mid-dorsal crest and can be found in Australia, Asia and Africa.
Scientific name: Agamidae
Old World iguanids
The shading illustrates the diversity of this group - the darker the colour the greater the number of species. Data provided by WWF's Wildfinder.
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Agamids, lizards of the family Agamidae, include more than 300 species in Africa, Asia, Australia, and a few in Southern Europe. Many species are commonly called dragons or dragon lizards.
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