Definition of Coleonyx
1. Noun. Banded geckos.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Gekkonidae, Gekkonidae
Member holonyms: Banded Gecko
Lexicographical Neighbors of Coleonyx
Literary usage of Coleonyx
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"The eyes are rather large, with movable lids, and vertically elongate pupil. Genus 4. coleonyx. coleonyx, GRAY, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist., XVI, 1845, p. ..."
2. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1897)
"The eyes are rather large, with movable lids, and vertically elongate pupil. 1 Genus 4. coleonyx. coleonyx, GRAY, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist., XVI, 1845, p. ..."
3. Synopsis of the North American Syrphidae by Samuel Wendell Williston (1886)
"Boulenger, Catal. Lit. Brit. Mus., 1885, i, p. 229. coleonyx Gray. Annals and Magaz. Nat. Hist., 1645, xvi, p. ..."
4. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1875)
"1864), is doubtfully given as a synonym of coleonyx elegans, Gray, and described, and the various ... The figures referred to are those of coleonyx elegans. ..."
5. The Death Valley Expedition: A Biological Survey of Parts of California by Albert Kenrick Fisher, Leonhard Stejneger, Charles Henry Gilbert, Charles Valentine Riley, Robert Edwards Carter Stearns, Clinton Hart Merriam, Theodore Sherman Palmer (1893)
"... with its short snout, less developed anterior nasals, and more numerous labials, which will have to be named. This form I would propose to call coleonyx ..."
6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... with one species each in Panama, Mexico, Texas and California; two in India. coleonyx^ elf tans in forests of Central America and Mexico. ..."