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Related to Xantusiidae: Lacertidae, Night lizards
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Noun1.Xantusiidae - night lizards
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
night lizard - small secretive nocturnal lizard of southwestern North America and Cuba; bear live young
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Some reptiles are obligatory parthenogens (reproducing gynogenetically), including the Brahminy blind snake (Ramphotyphlops brahminus) and a variety of lizards in the families Teiidae, Lacertidae, Xantusiidae, Gekkonidae, Agamidae, and Chameleonidae (Vrijenhoek et al.
Many modern families and genera of anurans make their first appearance in North America during the Miocene, including Bufo, Rana, Pelobatidae, and Hylidae, Many families of lizards occur, including Iguanidae (sensu lato), Scincidae, Teiidae, Anguidne, Helodermatidae, Xantusiidae, and Rhineuridae.