Uromastyx Merrem 1820 (spiny-tailed lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Agamidae

Synonym: Palaeochamaeleo De Stefano 1903

Parent taxon: Agamidae according to R. Estes 1983

See also Augé 2005, Carroll 1988, Frank and Ramus 1996, Holmes et al. 2010 and Moody and Roček 1980

Sister taxa: 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, Vastanagama

Subtaxa: Uromastyx acanthinurus Uromastyx aegypticus Uromastyx asmussi Uromastyx benti Uromastyx dispar Uromastyx europaeus Uromastyx geyri Uromastyx hardwickii Uromastyx loricatus Uromastyx macfadyeni Uromastyx ocellatus Uromastyx ornatus Uromastyx princeps Uromastyx scorteccii Uromastyx thomasi

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Egypt (1 collection), France (5)

• Eocene to Miocene of France (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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