Belonging to the family Agamidae or the former superfamily Agamoidea of lizards.
The Agamoidea comprised a number of families that are now mostly assigned to the infraorders Iguania and Diploglossa.
An agamoid lizard.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. From agama + -oid, after scientific Latin Agamoidea, former superfamily name.