"While most cretaceous lizards are very small, hiding amongst the foliage avoiding detection from the dinosaurian fauna, the most common lizard at Hell Creek, Chamops segnis, reaches more than half a meter long, which puts it on the menu for many young and small carnivorous dinosaurs. Chamops, and most other Hell Creek lizards, are part of the extinct group Polyglyphanodontia. This group was long considered to be close to whiptail lizards, but recent research indicates they may actually be closer to iguanas."

― Saurian encylopedia

Chamops is an extinct genus of lizard that lived in the Late Cretaceous and was most likely an omnivore due to it's blunt teeth. It was part of the extinct group Polyglyphanodontia. The group was once thought to be closely related to whiptails, but recent research suggests that it has a close relationship with Iguanas.

In Saurian Edit

Chamops is portrayed with a red head, foot, and neck and black on the rest of the body. When the player approaches a Chamops, it will swiftly run away. And with its small size, finding it without using Scent can be challenging. It is a very reliable food source for hatchling/juvenile dinosaurs.


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