Uracentron

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Uracentron
Uracentron flaviceps - Thorntail Iguana 5.jpg
Tropical thornytail iguana (Uracentron flaviceps)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Tropiduridae
Genus: Uracentron
Kaup, 1827
Species

2 spp., see text

Uracentron is a genus of tropidurid lizards found in forests in northern South America. It contains only two species, which are both arboreal, have a relatively short spiny tail, and mainly feed on ants.[1]

Species[2][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Avila-Pires (1995). Lizards of Brazilian Amazonia (Reptilia: Squamata). Zoologische Verhandelingen 299(1): 1-706
  2. ^ Uracentron, The Reptile Database