Tupinambis


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Noun1.Tupinambis - tejusTupinambis - tejus          
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
family Teiidae, Teiidae - whiptails; etc.
teju - large (to 3 feet) blackish yellow-banded South American lizard; raid henhouses; used as food
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Frugivory and seed dispersal by the tegu lizard Tupinambis merianae Reptilia.
A new Physaloptera (Nematoda: Physalopteridae) parasite of Tupinambis merianae (Squamata; Teiidae) from southeastern Brazil.
Aunque se han realizado estudios sobre el AH en lagartos de Sudamerica en los generos Liolaemus (7 especies), Tropidurus (6 especies), Phymaturus (2 especies), Tupinambis (2 especies) y Conolophus (1 especie), podemos considerarlos escasos y que aun no existe una comprension general de los patrones y procesos que dan forma a la utilizacion del espacio por parte de los lagartos Sudamericanos (Passos et.
charatas (Ortalis canicollis) o lagartos colorados u overos (Tupinambis spp.; Arenas, 2003; Altrichter, 2006).
Indeed, the use in traditional medicines is the human practice that involves the highest diversity of reptile species in Brazil [17], some of which play important roles in traditional medicines, such as the "teju" (Tupinambis teguixin) and the boa snake (Boa constrictor), which are one of the most used medicinal animals in Brazil [42, 43].
Al revisar los listados de la Convencion Internacional para el Comercio de Especies de Flora y Fauna Amenazadas de Extincion (CITES, 2010), se logro precisar que en el Apendice II se encuentran ocho especies de reptiles incluidos en este estudio: el morrocoy (Chelonoidis carbonaria) y la hicotea (Trachemys scripta), los dos saurios de mayor talla corporal en el neotropico; Iguana iguana y Tupinambis teguixin; las serpientes de la familia Boidae (Boa constrictor, Corallus ruschembergi), la serpiente cazadora (Clelia clelia) y la babilla (Caiman crocodilus).
Is the body fat of lizard Tupinambis merianae effective against bacterial infections.