Family Agamidae Gray 1827 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Agamidae

Parent taxon: Acrodonta according to M. S. Y. Lee and M. W. Caldwell 2000

See also Alifanov 1993, Borsuk-Bialynicka and Moody 1984, Carroll 1988, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Estes 1983, Estes et al. 1988, Frank and Ramus 1996, Gao and Hou 1996, Kuhn 1946, McGrew et al. 1959, Prasad and Bajpai 2008, Seiffert 1975, Sulimski 1972 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Agama sinensis, Barbaturex, Bharatagama, Chamaeleonidae, Gueragama, Jeddaherdan, Pachyglossa, Qianshanosaurus, Tikiguania, Tikiguania estesi, Tinosaurus, Xianglong

Subtaxa: Acanthosura Agama Agaminae Amphibolurus Aphaniotis Brachysaura Brevidensilacerta Bronchocela Caimanops Calotes Ceratophora Chelosania Chlamydosaurus Clamydosaurus Cophotis Coryphophylax Cryptagama Ctenophorus Dendragama Diporiphora Draco Gonocephalus Harpesaurus Hydrosaurus Hylagama Hypsilurus Indiagama Japalura Leiolepis Lophocalotes Lophognathus Lyriocephalus Mergenagama Mictopholis Moloch Oriocalotes Otocryptis Phoxophrys Phrynocephalus Physignathus Pogona Psammophilus Pseudocalotes Pseudotrapelus Ptyctolaemus Quercygama Rankinia Salea Sitana Stellio Suratagama Talosaurus Tympanocryptis Uromastycinae Uromastyx Vastanagama

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (8 collections), Italy (1), the Philippines (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (2)

• Pliocene of France (3), Spain (2)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Pakistan (1), Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene of Egypt (1), France (8)

• Eocene to Miocene of France (1)

• Eocene of China (1), India (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (2), Spain (1)

• Paleocene of Germany (1)

• Cretaceous of China (1), Myanmar (2)

Total: 42 collections including 49 occurrences

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