iguanid lizard

Definitions of iguanid lizard
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n lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males

Synonyms:
iguanid
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Iguana iguana, common iguana, iguana
large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back; used as human food in Central America and South America
Amblyrhynchus cristatus, marine iguana
shore-dwelling seaweed-eating lizard of the Galapagos Islands
Dipsosaurus dorsalis, desert iguana
small long-tailed lizard of arid areas of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
Sauromalus obesus, chuckwalla
a herbivorous lizard that lives among rocks in the arid parts of southwestern United States and Mexico
Callisaurus draconoides, gridiron-tailed lizard, zebra-tailed lizard
swift lizard with long black-banded tail and long legs; of deserts of United States and Mexico
Uma notata, fringe-toed lizard
with long pointed scales around toes; of deserts of United States and Mexico
earless lizard
any of several slender lizards without external ear openings: of plains of western United States and Mexico
collared lizard
any of several robust long-tailed lizards with collars of two dark bands; of central and western United States and northern Mexico
leopard lizard
any of several large lizards with many dark spots; of western United States and northern Mexico
spiny lizard
any of numerous lizards with overlapping ridged pointed scales; of North America and Central America
Uta stansburiana, sand lizard, side-blotched lizard
one of the most abundant lizards in the arid western United States
Urosaurus ornatus, tree lizard
a climbing lizard of western United States and northern Mexico
horned lizard, horned toad, horny frog
insectivorous lizard with hornlike spines on the head and spiny scales on the body; of western North America
basilisk
small crested arboreal lizard able to run on its hind legs; of tropical America
American chameleon, Anolis carolinensis, anole
small arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizards with the ability to change skin color
fence lizard
spiny lizard often seen basking on fences in the United States and northern Mexico
Sceloporus graciosus, sagebrush lizard
a ground dweller that prefers open ground and scattered low bushes; of United States west between Rocky and Sierra Nevada Mountains
Phrynosoma cornutum, Texas horned lizard
of arid and semiarid open country
Type of:
lizard
relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail

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