Abronia (lizard)

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Abronia graminea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Family: Anguidae
Genus: Abronia
Gray, 1838[1]

Abronia is a genus of lizards in the family Anguidae. They are endemic to the New World.

Geographic range

Members of this genus are found from Mexico through Central America to northeastern South America.[2]

Habitat and behavior

These lizards are almost exclusively arboreal.


The following 28 species are currently recognized:[2]


  1. ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System). www.itis.gov.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Abronia. The Reptile Database. Consulted: 2012-04-06

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