genus Tupinambis

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Noun1.genus Tupinambis - tejusgenus Tupinambis - tejus          
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
family Teiidae, Teiidae - whiptails; etc.
teju - large (to 3 feet) blackish yellow-banded South American lizard; raid henhouses; used as food
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Leaving so exceptionally modified scale features, the specimens reported in the inferior drawings of Figure 19 introduce us to the great American stem of Lacertiformes, the Teiioidea, to whose taxon Teiidae belong the reproduced species of the genus Tupinambis, still justifying a systematic definition as subfamily.