Definition of Suborder lacertilia

1. Noun. True lizards; including chameleons and geckos.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Lacertilia

suborder Cephalaspida
suborder Ceratopsia
suborder Ceratosaura
suborder Charadrii
suborder Clamatores
suborder Euronithopoda
suborder Eurylaimi
suborder Gorgonacea
suborder Gorgoniacea
suborder Heteroptera
suborder Heterostraci
suborder Homoptera
suborder Hyperoartia
suborder Hyperotreta
suborder Hystricomorpha
suborder Lacertilia
suborder Lari
suborder Lemuroidea
suborder Limicolae
suborder Lipotyphla
suborder Maniraptora
suborder Manteodea
suborder Marginocephalia
suborder Megachiroptera
suborder Megaloptera
suborder Menotyphla
suborder Menurae
suborder Microchiroptera
suborder Mugiloidea
suborder Myomorpha

Literary usage of Suborder lacertilia

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1. Research in China by Eliot Blackwelder, Bailey Willis, Rufus Harvey Sargent, Friedrich Hirth, Charles Doolittle Walcott (1907)
"The specimens of reptiles and batrachians have been studied and identified by Dr. Leonhard Stejneger, of Washington, DC suborder lacertilia. (Lizards, etc. ..."

2. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1898)
"... placed as a suborder of the Squa- mata, but have tobe placed among the suborder Lacertilia. In this opinion I have nothing to change." 46. Science, Nov. ..."

3. A Text-book in General Zoölogy by Glenn Washington Herrick (1907)
"Suborder — Lacertilia. Types of Order. Cnemidophorus sex lineatus — Six-lined lizard. Eumeces quinquelineatus — Blue-tailed lizard. ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1890)
"... and in these Squamata we see that the rule in the suborder Lacertilia is to lose the teeth from front to back, and in the suborder Ophidia from back to ..."

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