Teiidae


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Teiidae

[′tē·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The tegus lizards, a diverse family of the suborder Sauria that is especially abundant and widespread in South America.
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Demografia de los lacertilios del complejo Aspidoscelis (Cnemidophorus) cozumela (Sauria: Teiidae) y sus especies parentales, en la Peninsula de Yucatan, Mexico.
Phylogenetic relationships of whiptail lizards of the genus Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae): a test of monophyly, revaluation of karyotypic evolution, and review of hybrid origins.
(1992) "Can parthenogenetic Cnemidophorus laredoensis (Teiidae) coexist with its bisexual (progenitors)?" the answer in the case of C.
A review of the Cnemidophorus lemniscatus group in Central America (Squamata: Teiidae), with comments on other species in the group.
Note on the diet of Ameiva edracantha (Squamata, Teiidae) in Cerros de Amotape National Park, Tumbes, Peru
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Among squamate reptiles, some of the highest active body temperatures ([T.sub.b]) occur in the Teiidae family, which suggests that this characteristic may have arisen early in this evolutionary history (Vitt and Pianka, 2004).
Reproductive ecology of Ameiva ameiva (Sauria: Teiidae) in the cerrado of central Brazil.