Cordylidae


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Related to Cordylidae: Gerrhosauridae
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Synonyms for Cordylidae

small family of spiny ovoviviparous African lizards

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Scincoidea is still more respectful of the mentioned Autarchoglossa model of supraocular scutellation, either in its cosmopolitan family Scincidae or in its related African family Cordylidae, now divided by the creation of the related taxon Gerrhosauridae.
Other significant systematic agreements in relation to supraocular lepidosis can be cited for the families Scincoidea, Scincidae and Cordylidae and for the families Teiioidea, Teiidae and Gymnophthalmidae (macroteiids and microteiids).