iguanid

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iguanid

[i′gwän·əd]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for members of the reptilian family Iguanidae.
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Adult males (24.28 [+ or -] 0.51 cm in snout-vent length) were significantly larger than adult females (21.50 [+ or -] 0.31 cm in snout-vent length; t-test, P < 0.0001), as is common among other iguanids (e.g., Wikelski and Trillmich, 1997; Beovides-Cases and Mancina, 2006), and specifically other Ctenosaura (Pasachnik et al., 2012b; Pasachnik, 2013).
Then he proceeded to tell how male chuckwallas "won" in a gambling game their buttonlike femoral pores, a peculiar marking that various iguanids have on their back legs.
Belonging to the order Squamata (which includes lizards, skinks, and snakes) and the family Iguanidae (like the iguana of The Night of the Iguana fame), the green anole is one of 115 lizard species and 50 iguanids found in North America.