Pleuroor acrodont, Acrodont, anchylosed.
Acrodont, Old World lizards, with laterally compressed body, prehensile tail and well developed limbs with the digits arranged in opposing, grasping bundles of two and three respectively.
- Acrodont; tongue broad and thick, not protractile; no osteoderms. Old World.
- Teeth solid, almost acrodont; tongue long and narrow, deeply bifid, beset with papillae; no osteoderms; scales of the back very small or quite granular; limbs sometimes reduced.
Acrodont or pleurodont.
Trogonophis, Pachycalamus and Agamodon of Africa are all acrodont; the other genera are pleurodont.
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