anguid lizard

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Noun1.anguid lizard - any of a small family of lizards widely distributed in warm areasanguid lizard - any of a small family of lizards widely distributed in warm areas; all are harmless and useful as destroyers of e.g. slugs and insects
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
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
Anguis fragilis, blindworm, slowworm - small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind
glass lizard, glass snake, joint snake - snakelike lizard of Europe and Asia and North America with vestigial hind limbs and the ability to regenerate its long fragile tail
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Reproductive biology of the anguid lizard Gerrhonotus coeruleus principis.
Among the material obtained was an anguid lizard of the genus Celestus, representing the southernmost known occurrence of the genus on the mainland of the Americas.
Proximate mechanisms that contribute to female-biased sexual size dimorphism in an anguid lizard. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:817-822.