lacertilian


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lacertilian

any reptile of the suborder Lacertilia, containing the lizards.
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Nearly all of these involve caudal luring whereby tail motions mimic invertebrate larvae and serve as lures, typically for lacertilian prey.
The lacertilian Gosse, ubiquitous post mortem as he was in egregious life, is expectedly present.
However, the original description of this piece considered the tooth attachment as being pleurodont, so it was referred to an indeterminate lacertilian (Rage, 1999: Fig.