Definition of Sceloporus

1. Noun. Spiny lizards.

Exact synonyms: Genus Sceloporus
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Iguania, Family Iguanidae, Iguania, Iguanidae
Member holonyms: Spiny Lizard



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sceloporus

Scarpa's hiatus
Scarpa's liquor
Scarpa's membrane
Scarpa's method
Scarpa's staphyloma
Scarpa's triangle
Scartella
Scartella cristata
Scatchard plot
Sceliphron
Sceloglaux
Sceloglaux albifacies
Sceloporus
Sceloporus graciosus
Sceloporus occidentalis
Sceloporus undulatus
Schacher
Schacher's ganglion
Schadenfreude
Schaeffer-Fulton stain
Schaer's reagent
Schafer
Schafer's method
Schaffer
Schaffer's reflex
Schaffer's test
Schaffhausen

Literary usage of Sceloporus

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

1. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"sceloporus elongatus STEJNEGER sceloporus elongatus STEJNEGER N. Amer. Fauna, No. ... RANGE: Mountain ranges south of Ventura Co. California. sceloporus ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"sceloporus rubriventris Gthr. sceloporus ... Of the above species there are found in the Tierra Caliente: sceloporus ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1906)
"sceloporus becki sp. nov. PLATE IV. The sceloporus of the mainland at Santa Barbara is the ordinary 6". occidentalis; that is to say, it is the smaller form ..."

4. Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the Year 1852 by Randolph Barnes Marcy, George Brinton McClellan (1854)
"Another species inhabits the western States, and a fourth is peculiar to Oregon. 4. sceloporus CONSOBRINUS, B. & G. ZOOLOGY, PI. X, Figs. 5-12. SPEC. ..."

5. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"... rough bark of the willows or to hide between the planks of the railroad bridges. It feeds chiefly upon small insects. Genus 12. sceloporus. sceloporus ..."

6. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"... rough bark of the willows or to hide between the planks of the railroad bridges. It feeds chiefly upon small insects. Genus 12. sceloporus. sceloporus ..."

7. Bulletin of the Scientific Laboratories of Denison University by Denison University, Denison Scientific Association (1902)
"Holbrookia texana, anal armature of male. Fig. 6. sceloporus ... II. sceloporus magister, ear armature. /•ig. ij. sceloporus occidental!*. /•iff. /j. ..."

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