Definition of Family 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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Literary usage of Family Agamidae
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"FRILL-LIZARD, a large Australian lizard (qv) (Chlamydosaurus kingi) of the family Agamidae, so called in allusion to the -erectile collar or ruff about its ..."
2. The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on Evolution by Edward Drinker Cope (1886)
"Figures of Lizards of the family Agamidae which form a homologous series with the Iguanidae represented on Plate II. FIo. 1. ..."
3. A Naturalist on Lake Victoria: With an Account of Sleeping Sickness and the by Geoffrey Douglas Hale Carpenter (1920)
"The importance of Varanus as a food supply of Glossina has been alluded to in the chapter on the Tse-tse. A fine large lizard of the family Agamidae is ..."