Definition of Genus agama

1. Noun. Type genus of the Agamidae.

Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Agamidae, Family Agamidae
Member holonyms: Agama



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Agama

genus Aegyptopithecus
genus Aeonium
genus Aepyceros
genus Aepyornis
genus Aerides
genus Aerobacter
genus Aeschynanthus
genus Aesculus
genus Aethionema
genus Aethusa
genus Aetobatus
genus Aframomum
genus Afrocarpus
genus Afropavo
genus Agalinis
genus Agama
genus Agapanthus
genus Agaricus
genus Agastache
genus Agathis
genus Agave
genus Agdestis
genus Agelaius
genus Ageratina
genus Ageratum
genus Agkistrodon
genus Aglaomorpha
genus Aglaonema
genus Agonus

Literary usage of Genus agama

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1860)
"The genus agama (Daudin) has a flat triangular head, neck, and sometimes the ears spiny, body covered with small imbricated scales, no dorsal crest, ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The genus agama (Dandin) has a flat triangular head, neck, and sometimes the ears spiny, body covered with small imbricated scales, no dorsal crest, ..."

3. Madagascar: An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Island and Its by Samuel Pasfield Oliver (1886)
"... which are mostly Oriental, and are represented in Africa by the single genus Agama, have here three peculiar genera, ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"The majority live in Australia and in the Indian and Malay countries, comparatively few in Africa, chiefly the genus Agama. ..."

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