Family: Lacertidae (lacertids, wall lizards)

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Genera native to southern Africa

Australolacerta (rock lizards)

 

Gastropholis

One species in southern Africa - Gastropholis vittata.

 

Heliobolus

One species in southern Africa - Heliobolus lugubris (Bushveld lizard).

Holaspis (tree lizards)

 

 

Ichnotropis (rough-scaled lizards)

 

Latastia

One species in southern Africa - Latastia johnstonii.

 

Meroles (desert lizards)

 

Nucras (sandveld lizards)

 

Pedioplanis (sand lizards)

 

Tropidosaura (mountain lizards)

 

 

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