Definition of Family Iguanidae
1. Noun. New World lizards.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Lacertilia, Sauria, Suborder Lacertilia, Suborder Sauria
Member holonyms: Iguanid, Iguanid Lizard, Genus Iguana, Amblyrhynchus, Genus Amblyrhynchus, Dipsosaurus, Genus Dipsosaurus, Genus Sauromalus, Sauromalus, Callisaurus, Genus Callisaurus, Genus Uma, Uma, Genus Holbrookia, Holbrookia, Crotaphytus, Genus Crotaphytus, Gambelia, Genus Gambelia, Genus Sceloporus, Sceloporus, Genus Uta, Uta, Genus Urosaurus, Urosaurus, Genus Phrynosoma, Phrynosoma, Basiliscus, Genus Basiliscus, Anolis, Genus Anolis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Iguanidae
Literary usage of Family Iguanidae
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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"The Anolis carolinensis, or so-called Florida Chameleon, belongs to the family Iguanidae and is in no way related to the true chameleons. ..."
2. Studies Scientific & Social by Alfred Russel Wallace (1900)
"... and of lizards belonging to the peculiar American family Iguanidae, as well as of the beautiful green diurnal moths of the genus Urania, ..."
3. Introduction to Zoology: A Guide to the Study of Animals ; for the Use of by Charles Benedict Davenport, Gertrude Anna Crotty Davenport (1902)
"Besides Anolis we have various other lizards of the family Iguanidae. The horned toad of the Southwest, which has a broad, flattened body and long spines on ..."
4. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands by California Academy of Sciences (1912)
"The tortoises and the lizards of the family Iguanidae are yet to be studied along the same lines. ORIGIN AND RELATIONSHIP OF THE GALAPAGOS GECKOS Two genera ..."