Definition of Chlamydosaurus
1. Noun. Frilled lizards.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Agamidae, Family Agamidae
Member holonyms: Chlamydosaurus Kingi, Frilled Lizard
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlamydosaurus
Literary usage of Chlamydosaurus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1884)
"MYOLOGY OF chlamydosaurus KINGII. BY CHARLES W. DE Vis, BA [PLATES xiv.-xvi.] The present study, if it may be so-called, of the muscles of the Frilled ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"gradation of chlamydosaurus, induced by the great relative shortness of the first and fifth digits, is distinctly indicated in Fig. ..."
3. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"The frilled lizard of Australia, chlamydosaurus, is five-toed but the lateral ... Hence when chlamydosaurus runs on its hind feet, as it does when startled ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1888)
"In the Frilled Lizard, chlamydosaurus, there is one canine tooth each anterior angle of the lower jaw, and these teeth are separa from each other by small ..."
5. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"... competing type evolved into the dinosaurs, and their more specialized types (eg, chlamydosaurus) mimic them in proportions in a most instructive manner. ..."
6. The Popular Science Monthly (1890)
"[To this account of these interesting animals we add a portrait of the frilled lizard (chlamydosaurus Kingii), which possesses an appendage of different ..."