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Noun1.Varanidae - monitor lizardsVaranidae - monitor lizards      
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
genus Varanus, Varanus - type and sole extant genus of the Varanidae
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The evolutionary history of these reptiles was then mapped, with their genomes being compared to four mammals, 15 reptiles from the Varanidae family, and three birds.
It belongs to Varanidae family whose only three species are found in the country where only Bengal Monitor Lizard existed in MHNP.'
Gymnophione Haplonepion naggsi Lacertidae Edentulina rusingensis Chamaeleonidae Varanidae INSECTA Chelonii Crocodylidae Millipedes Brochuchus pigotti Moth cocoons Termite bioconstructions MAMMALIA Insectivora Rodentia Amphechinus rusingensis Diamantomys luederitzi Erythrozootes chamerpes Paraphiomys pigotti Macroscelidea Paraphiomys stromeri Myohyrax sp.
The documented cave herpetofauna comprised three species of anurans (Bufonidae), one species of snake (Colubridae), one species of flying lizard (Agamidae), one species of gecko (Gekkonidae), four species of skink (Scincidae), and one species of monitor lizard (Varanidae).
A new melanistic species of monitor lizard (Reptilia: Squamata: Varanidae) from Sanana Island, Indonesia.
Geckonidae, Agamidae, Lacertidae, Scincidae, Chamaeleonidae, Varanidae and Uromasticidae have been recorded.
Monitor lizard (Varanidae: Reptalia) in Balochistan, Pakistan.