Pygopopodidae ~ Leggless Lizards

23Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria

Family: Pygopopodidae

 

 

 


Legless lizards are endemic to Australia with 41 described species. They lack protruding limbs so look similar to snakes, but unlike snakes they have ears and a tail. They also have a fleshy, tongue, while snakes have a forked tongue.

 

Reference: A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia
– Steve Wilson & Gerry Swan -

 

Snakes

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Lizards

Gekkonidae
Gekkos


Pygopopodidae
Legless Lizards


Scincidae
Skinks


Agamidae
Dragons


Varanidae
Goannas or Monitors

Amphibians

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Turtles

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Exotics

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Cages & enclosures

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Society Events

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Assorted Pygopopodidae

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