Definition of Genus Uma
1. Noun. Fringe-toed lizard.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Iguania, Family Iguanidae, Iguania, Iguanidae
Member holonyms: Fringe-toed Lizard, Uma Notata
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Uma
Literary usage of Genus Uma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"I. Ear Drum Exposed. Toes long, without spiny fringes. Genus Callisaurus. Distribution.—Deserts of the Southwest. Toes long, with spiny fringes. genus Uma. ..."
2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"Sub-genus uma;i:.—Respiratory orifice situated comparatively backwards ; the buckler is marked with fine and concentric ..."
3. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1899)
"... genus Uma, Baird. Amer. Nat. Vol. XXVIII. 746. On the Lungs of the Ophidia. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. Vol. XXXIII. 747. ..."
4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1876)
"A modification of foot-structure, supposed to have relation to the same end, is seen in the movable spines on the outer side of the foot in the genus Uma, ..."