HyperDic: suborder_lacertilia

English > 1 sense of the expression suborder Lacertilia:
NOUNanimalsuborder Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Sauria, Lacertiliatrue lizards
English > suborder Lacertilia: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningtrue lizards; including chameleons and geckos.
SynonymsSauria, suborder Sauria, Lacertilia
Member ofSquamata, order Squamatadiapsid reptiles
MembersAgamidae, family AgamidaeAn Old World reptile family of Sauria
Amphisbaenidae, family Amphisbaenidaeworm lizards
Anguidae, family Anguidaealligator lizards
Anniellidae, family Anniellidaelegless lizards
Chamaeleontidae, family Chamaeleontidae, Chamaeleonidae, family Chamaeleonidae, Rhiptoglossa, family RhiptoglossaOld World chameleons
Cordylidae, family Cordylidaesmall family of spiny ovoviviparous African lizards
Gekkonidae, family Gekkonidaegeckos
Helodermatidae, family HelodermatidaeOnly known venomous lizards
Iguanidae, family Iguanidae, Iguania, family IguaniaNew World lizards
Lacertidae, family LacertidaeOld World lizards
Lanthanotidae, family Lanthanotidaestout-bodied lizards
Pygopodidae, family PygopodidaeAustralian and Tasmanian lizards
Scincidae, family Scincidaeskinks
Teiidae, family Teiidaewhiptails
Varanidae, family Varanidaemonitor lizards
Xantusiidae, family Xantusiidaenight lizards
Xenosauridae, family Xenosauridaemonotypic family of Mexican lizards
saurianAny of various reptiles of the suborder Sauria which includes lizards
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
CatalanLacertilia, saures, Sauria

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