(also girdle-tailed lizard)
Definition of girdled lizard in English:
An African lizard with rough or spiny scales which give a banded appearance to the body and tail. Also called zonure.
- Genus Cordylus, family Cordylidae: several species, in particular the common (or Cape) girdled lizard (C. cordylus)
- Some chameleons, for example, have three prominent horns while girdle-tailed lizards have overlapping scaled armor.
- All of the girdle-tailed lizards have very thick scales.
- This girdled lizard lives in cracked boulders in montane grassland or well-wooded lower slopes.
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