family Helodermatidae


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Noun1.family Helodermatidae - only known venomous lizards
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
venomous lizard - any of two or three large heavy-bodied lizards; only known venomous lizards
genus Heloderma, Heloderma - type genus of the Helodermatidae; American venomous lizards
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The beaded lizard (Heloderma horridum) and Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum): A bibliography of the family Helodermatidae. Smith.
The Gila monster and its allies: the relationships, habits, and behavior of the lizards of the family Helodermatidae. Bull.
This represents the first coccidian to be described from a member of the family Helodermatidae. Key words: Heloderma suspectum; Helodermatidae; Gila monster; coccidia; Eimeria; Dallas Zoo.

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