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lacertilian

any reptile of the suborder Lacertilia, containing the lizards.
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Lano has produced at least eight species: six "lacertilians" (a group that is considered to be paraphyletic) and two madtsoiid snakes still known only from Lano: Madtsoia laurasiae and Herensugea caristiorum (Rage, 1996, 1999).
"Lacertilians" of Lano include a non-acrodontan iguanian, i.e.
Several isolated vertebrae from Lano have been referred to indeterminate lacertilians (Rage, 1999).