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These teeth are pleurodont, that is, are ankylosed by their bases and outer sides to the margin of the jaw.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
In their general structure the Iguanidae closely resemble the Agamidae, from which they differ mainly by the pleurodont dentition.
Pleurodont lizards with well-developed limbs; without temporal bony arches; postthoracic ribs united across the abdomen.
Trogonophis, Pachycalamus and Agamodon of Africa are all acrodont; the other genera are pleurodont.
Yet pleurodont lizards, strange to say, are found in Madagascar.On the Genesis of Species|St. George Mivart