HyperDic: family_rhiptoglossa

English > 1 sense of the expression family Rhiptoglossa:
NOUNanimalfamily Rhiptoglossa, Chamaeleontidae, family Chamaeleontidae, Chamaeleonidae, family Chamaeleonidae, RhiptoglossaOld World chameleons
English > family Rhiptoglossa: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningOld World chameleons; in some classifications they are considered a superfamily of Sauria.
SynonymsChamaeleontidae, family Chamaeleontidae, Chamaeleonidae, family Chamaeleonidae, Rhiptoglossa
Member ofSauria, suborder Sauria, Lacertilia, suborder Lacertiliatrue lizards
MembersChamaeleo, genus Chamaeleo, genus Chamaeleontype genus of the Chamaeleontidae
chameleon, chamaeleonlizard of Africa and Madagascar / Madagascar able to change skin color and having a projectile tongue
Broaderreptile familyA family of reptiles

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