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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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Las lagartijas nocturnas de la familia Xantusiidae estan representadas por ocho generos de los cuales, el genero Xantusia se destaca con 14 especies (Sinclair et al.
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.
A somewhat discordant supraocular scale reduction of the family Xantusiidae is unusual and takes us back to its probably uncertain taxonomic position invoked in a past careful Savage's research (1963).