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Related to Cordylidae: Gerrhosauridae
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Noun1.Cordylidae - small family of spiny ovoviviparous African lizards
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
Cordylus, genus Cordylus - type genus of the Cordylidae; spiny lizards somewhat resembling tiny crocodiles
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References in periodicals archive ?
Van Wyk, "The male reproductive cycle of the lizard, Cordylus giganteus (Sauria: Cordylidae)," Journal of Herpetology, vol.
dugesii have asynchronous testicular and ovarian cycles, suggestion that mating may occur prior to ovulation, as in other viviparous lizards of the families Scincidae (Guillette, 1993; Ramirez-Bautista et al., 1996, 1998), Phrynosomatidae (Guillette, 1982; Guillette and Sullivan, 1985; Feria-Ortiz et al., 2001; Rives-Morales, 2001; Jimenez-Cruz et al., 2005), Anguidae (Guillette and Casas-Andreu, 1987), and Cordylidae (Flemming, 1993).