Definition of Genus Tupinambis
1. Noun. Tejus.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Teiidae, Teiidae
Member holonyms: Teju
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tupinambis
Literary usage of Genus Tupinambis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural by Richard Lydekker (1888)
"Genus TUPINAMBIS, Daudin '. Cheek-teeth laterally compressed in the young, but with obtuse crowns in the adult. ..."
2. Organic Remains of a Former World: An Examination of the Mineralized Remains by James Parkinson (1811)
"... and of which Daudin has formed the genus Tupinambis, there can remain no doubt. The polished section of a specimen from the Dorsetshire coast, ..."