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Noun1.Gerrhonotus - alligator lizardsGerrhonotus - alligator lizards      
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Anguidae, family Anguidae - alligator lizards
alligator lizard - slim short-limbed lizard having a distinctive fold on each side that permits expansion; of western North America
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The first lot consists of three lizard species, at least two of which not present in the 1842 and 1845 series (Table 1), namely "Cyclura [Ctenosaura] acanthura Gray" (Shaw, 1802) and "Gerrhonotus Lichenigerus Wagler", i.e., Barisia imbricata (Wiegmann, 1828) quoted in Dumeril & Dumeril (1851).
Gerrhonotus parvus Knight & Scudday, 1985 (Squamata: Anguidae): New range extension and clutch size in the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
The balance between number and size of young in the live bearing lizard Gerrhonotus coeruleus.
Gerrhonotus ophiurus Cope occurs in the Mexican states of Hidalgo, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi and Veracruz (Good 1994).
The southern alligator lizard Gerrhonotus multicarinatus Blainville 1935: its care and breeding in captivity.
Gerrhonotus infernalis is commonly known as falso escorpion or Texas alligator lizard; it is distributed in North America from central to western Texas in the United States through Coahuila, entering into Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, and north of San Luis Potosi in Mexico (Smith, 1979; Good, 1994).
This species is widely distributed in North America and has been reported from six genera of anurans, Acris, Bufo, Hyla, Pseudacris, Rana, Scaphiopus; three of Caudata, Desmognathus, Eurycea, Plethodon, seven genera of lizards, Anolis, Eumeces, Elgaria, Gerrhonotus, Heloderma, Sceloporus, Scincella; and one of tortoises, Terrapene (Baker 1987; Goldberg and Bursey 1991).
Bitegmen gerrhonoti, originally described as Baerietta gerrhonoti by Telford (1965) from the southern alligator lizard, Elgaria multicarinata (= Gerrhonotus multicarinatus webbi), was reassigned to its current taxonomic position by Jones (1987).
En cambio, Basiliscus vittatus, Gerrhonotus liocephalus y Scincella assatus se registraron solo en BT, BPE y BE, respectivamente.
Notes on the eggs and young of the lizards Gerrhonotus multicarinatus webbi and G.