Definition of Agamidae
1. Noun. An Old World reptile family of Sauria.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Lacertilia, Sauria, Suborder Lacertilia, Suborder Sauria
Member holonyms: Agamid, Agamid Lizard, Genus Agama, Chlamydosaurus, Genus Chlamydosaurus, Draco, Genus Draco, Genus Moloch
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agamidae
Literary usage of Agamidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"The teeth are usually differentiated • Agamidae FIG. 122.—Map showing the distribution of the Agamidae. into incisors, canines, and molars. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Of Lacertae we have Anguidae, Agamidae, Lacertidae. ... Agamidae do not occur in Europe but they exist in considerable numbers from Asia Minor and Turkestan ..."
3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... assume a central position, with Agamidae and ... closely resemble the Agamidae, from which they differ mainly by the ..."