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Related Websites:
Interested in learning more about Emoia cyanura visit these websites: - This website provides a PDF link to a book about the various lizards of the genus Emoia. – This website provides general information about Emoia cyanura. – A thesis presented by Elaine R. Klein on Emoia cyanura that covers topics such as historical biogeography and species limits.  It gives an in-depth look into this amazing species.


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