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Noun1.Xenosauridae - monotypic family of Mexican lizards
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
genus Xenosaurus, Xenosaurus - type and sole genus of Xenosauridae: slender-bodied Mexican lizards having the upper surface covered with tiny granules and tubercles
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tuxtlae Werler y Shannon 1893 Pr E Xenosauridae Xenosaurus grandis (Gray 1856) Pr N X X X SERPENTES Boidae Boa constrictor (Linnaeus 1758) A, CI N X Colubridae Adelphicos quadrivirgatus Jan 1862 Pr N X X Amastridium veliferum Cope 1861 N Chersodromus liebmanni Reinhartd 1860 Pr E Coniophanes bipuncatus (Gunther 1858) N C.
But, as these authors stated, "the Xenosauridae and Anguidae cannot be demonstrated to be more closely related to each other than either is to Varanoids".
Fossil Xenosauridae and Anguidae from the Lower Eocene Wasatch Formation, southcentral Wyoming, and a revision of the Anguioidea.