Definition of Callisaurus draconoides

1. Noun. Swift lizard with long black-banded tail and long legs; of deserts of United States and Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Gridiron-tailed Lizard, Zebra-tailed Lizard
Generic synonyms: Iguanid, Iguanid Lizard
Group relationships: Callisaurus, Genus Callisaurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Callisaurus Draconoides

Callinus
Callionymidae
Calliope
Calliopean
Calliophis
Calliphora
Calliphora vicina
Calliphoridae
Callippic
Callirhoe
Callirhoe digitata
Callirhoe involucrata
Callirhoe triangulata
Callirrhoƫ
Callisaurus
Callisaurus draconoides
Callison's fluid
Callistan
Callistephus
Callistephus chinensis
Callisto
Callistoan
Callistonian
Callithricidae
Callitrichaceae
Callitriche
Callitris
Callitris calcarata
Callitris cupressiformis
Callitris endlicheri

Literary usage of Callisaurus draconoides

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"... new species, has been confused with callisaurus draconoides Blainville. Cope's description is mainly from a specimen of the former, his drawings from a ..."

2. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"For example, Dipsosaurus dorsalis and callisaurus draconoides have high spatial overlap, nevertheless D. dorsalis is primarily herbivorous mean while C. ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1907)
"... bear no resemblance to callisaurus draconoides of the San Lucas Fauna of Lower California. Holbrookia texana (Troschel). A half-grown Holbrookia (No. ..."

4. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"... LIZARD callisaurus draconoides, (Blainville) Head small and flattened. Limbs very long; the hind leg applied forward reaches to or beyond the snout; ..."

5. Catalogue of the Specimens of Lizards in the Collection of the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1845)
"Limbs strong. Toes very long, slender. Claws slender. Femoral pores in a long series. The CALLISAURUS. callisaurus draconoides ..."

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