Definition of Rhiptoglossa
1. Noun. Old World chameleons; in some classifications they are considered a superfamily of Sauria.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Lacertilia, Sauria, Suborder Lacertilia, Suborder Sauria
Member holonyms: Chamaeleon, Chameleon, Chamaeleo, Genus Chamaeleo, Genus Chamaeleon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhiptoglossa
Literary usage of Rhiptoglossa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bibliography and Catalogue of the Fossil Vertebrata of North America by Oliver Perry Hay (1902)
"(Rhiptoglossa.) Dollo, L. 1893 C, p. 259. ... Nicholson and Lydekker 1889 A, p. 1142. (Rhiptoglossa. ..."
2. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1904)
"Superfamily Rhiptoglossa (chameleons). Recent. Suborder Serpentes (Ophidia). Laramie Cretaceous — recent. It is a remarkable fact, for which there has never ..."