family Chamaeleonidae


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to family Chamaeleonidae: Cameleon
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.family Chamaeleonidae - Old World chameleons; in some classifications they are considered a superfamily of Sauria
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
chamaeleon, chameleon - lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color and having a projectile tongue
Chamaeleo, genus Chamaeleo, genus Chamaeleon - type genus of the Chamaeleontidae
References in periodicals archive ?
Fifteen adult species of Chameleon Chamaeleo chamaeleon (Linnaeus, 1758) (order Squamata, suborder, Sauria, Family Chamaeleonidae, subfamily Subfamilia: Chamaeleo), Chameleon Chamaeleo africanus (Laurenti, 1768) (order Lacertilia, suborder, Sauria, Family Chamaeleonidae), and Chamaeleon vulgaris (Daudin, 1802) are used in the present work.