Definition of Family Agamidae

1. Noun. An Old World reptile family of Sauria.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Agamidae

family Acanthaceae
family Acanthisittidae
family Acanthuridae
family Acaridae
family Accipitridae
family Aceraceae
family Acipenseridae
family Acrididae
family Actinidiaceae
family Actinomycetaceae
family Adelgidae
family Adiantaceae
family Aegypiidae
family Aepyornidae
family Agamidae (current term)
family Agaricaceae
family Agavaceae
family Agonidae
family Ailuropodidae
family Aizoaceae
family Akeridae
family Alaudidae
family Albuginaceae
family Albulidae
family Alcedinidae
family Alcidae
family Aleyrodidae
family Alismataceae
family Alliaceae

Literary usage of Family Agamidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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