alligator lizard

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Noun1.alligator lizard - slim short-limbed lizard having a distinctive fold on each side that permits expansionalligator lizard - slim short-limbed lizard having a distinctive fold on each side that permits expansion; of western North America
anguid lizard - any of a small family of lizards widely distributed in warm areas; all are harmless and useful as destroyers of e.g. slugs and insects
genus Gerrhonotus, Gerrhonotus - alligator lizards
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Anatomical data puts iguanians at the base of the tree, whereas molecular data suggest that the iguanians evolved more recently and are closely related to snakes and a group including the monitor and alligator lizards, called the anguimorphs," indicates John J.
Evolutionary speciation in the Alligator lizards of the genus Barisia.
We go hunting for lizards and stuff - sand lizards and alligator lizards.
Systematic account of the alligator lizards (Gerrhonotus) in the western United States and Lower California.