• genus
  • Agama (="unmarried") is both the genus name of a group of small, long-tailed, insectivorous Old World lizards as well as a common name for these lizards. (wikipedia.org)
  • The genus Agama is composed of at least 37 species found across Africa, where they are the most common lizard. (wikipedia.org)
  • The word was originally used as a specific name by Carolus Linnaeus when he named a new species of lizard, Lacerta agama (now Agama agama), but the author did not provide reasoning behind the unmarried moniker Daudin later created the new genus, Agama, to incorporate many other Old World lizards. (wikipedia.org)
  • Horned lizards (Phrynosoma), also known as horny toads or horntoads, are a genus of North American lizards and the type genus of the subfamily Phrynosomatinae. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ocular autohemorrhaging has also been documented in other lizards, which suggests blood-squirting could have evolved from a less extreme defense in the ancestral branch of the genus. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2014 Regal horned lizard, Phrynosoma solare Gray, 1845 Mexican horned lizard, Phrynosoma taurus Dugès, 1873 Gulf Coast horned lizard, Phrynosoma wigginsi Montanucci, 2004 Nota bene: In the above list, a binomial authority or trinomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species or subspecies was originally described in a genus other than Phrynosoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • The genus of horned lizards is the official state reptile of Wyoming. (wikipedia.org)
  • whiptails
  • In the beaded lizards, whiptails and monitor lizards, the tongue is forked and used mainly or exclusively to sense the environment, continually flicking out to sample the environment, and back to transfer molecules to the vomeronasal organ responsible for chemosensation, analogous to but different from smell or taste. (wikipedia.org)
  • reptile
  • The team's name and logo are based on the Italian wall lizard, a small reptile that was imported to Long Island (which has no native lizards) in the 1960s and which populate areas of the team's hometown of Hempstead in Nassau County. (wikipedia.org)
  • Texas designated the Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum) as the official state reptile in 1993 and the "TCU Horned Frog" is the mascot of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • The tension of that game continued into the 2016 MLL season when the Cannons came to James M. Shuart Stadium, which resulted in another intense over-time victory for the Lizards(13-12). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1980
  • Wizards and Lizards is a line of miniatures published in 1980 by Superior Models, Inc. Wizards and Lizards is a line of miniatures including sets that are straight fantasy, an Arthurian series, and a Norse Gods line. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ducks
  • To avoid being picked up by the head or neck, a horned lizard ducks or elevates its head and orients its cranial horns straight up, or back. (wikipedia.org)
  • prey
  • Population declines are attributed to loss of habitat, human eradication of the ant populations upon which the lizards prey, displacement of native ant populations by invading fire ants (aided by synergistic effects of native ant eradication), and predation by domestic dogs and cats. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • The sagebrush lizard ( Sceloporus graciosus ) is a common species of phrynosomatid lizard found at mid to high altitudes in the western United States of America . (wikipedia.org)
  • Named after the sagebrush plants near which it is commonly found, the sagebrush lizard has keeled and spiny scales running along its dorsal surface. (wikipedia.org)
  • The sagebrush lizard has been found to live at elevations ranging from 500 to 10,500 ft (150 to 3,200 m). (wikipedia.org)
  • True to its common name, the sagebrush lizard prefers to live in sagebrush, but is also found in pine or fir forests, redwood forests, brushlands, and piñon-juniper woodlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • The beaded lizard is found only in Mexico and Guatemala. (tolweb.org)
  • There are over sixty-five species of lizards found in the southwest, ranging from the miniscule, short-lived Side-blotched lizard (Uta stansburiana), to the moderate-sized and long-lived Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum) . (tolweb.org)
  • books.google.com - Iguanas, chameleons, geckos -- these and many other types of lizards are to be found in any pet shop, and they all make good pets for the right keepers. (google.com)
  • Recent years have found the Lounge Lizards less active. (wikipedia.org)
  • Boston Cannons The Lizards have found a new rival in the Boston Cannons after they traded their All Star Mid Fielder Paul Rabil to New York in January 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed
  • citation needed] A University of Texas publication notes that horned lizard populations continue to disappear throughout the southwest despite protective legislation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Episode
  • Lizards" is the second episode of the second season of the NBC science fiction drama series Heroes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lizards on IMDb Beaming Beeman - Season 2, Episode 2 - Director's blog on the filming of this episode. (wikipedia.org)
  • geckos
  • Lizards range in size from chameleons and geckos a few centimeters long to the 3 meter long Komodo dragon. (wikipedia.org)
  • The adult length of species within the suborder ranges from a few centimeters for chameleons such as Brookesia micra and geckos such as Sphaerodactylus ariasae to nearly 3 m (9.8 ft) in the case of the largest living varanid lizard, the Komodo dragon. (wikipedia.org)
  • chameleons
  • Some lizards such as chameleons have prehensile tails, assisting them in climbing among vegetation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some lizards make unusual use of their sense organs: chameleons can steer their eyes in different directions, sometimes providing non-overlapping fields of view, such as forwards and backwards at once. (wikipedia.org)
  • scales
  • The sagebrush lizard can be distinguished from the western fence lizard in that the former is on average smaller and has finer scales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Name
  • There's this astronaut," says founding Lizard Conrad Deisler, "her name is Pam Melroy and she lives in Houston. (metroactive.com)
  • adults
  • Young lizards look similar to adults, but lack the dark blue markings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adults may still be seen in early mornings or late evenings but the heat of a summers day is too much for more lizards and they will seek shelter. (froglife.org)
  • MUSIC
  • The Lizards' music isn't jazz," said Fred Bouchard of JazzTimes, "but it is intelligent and rhythmically and harmonically interesting (it ain't rock either, in other words) and, despite the ultra-hip trappings, it has an almost innocent directness that can transcend stylistic prejudice. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • My family and I are planning on getting another desert lizard, not necessarily a beardie, shortly. (terrificpets.com)
  • Henry is one of the first popular (to the public) iguana-enthusiasts who lives with his unconventional family of 33 lizards (since 1982). (crookedbrains.net)
  • The curly-tailed lizards are a family, Leiocephalidae, of lizards which are widely distributed throughout much of the Caribbean, but are relatively unstudied. (wikipedia.org)
  • team
  • So Dot and the other Fender Lizards decide to train to take on the roller derby team coming to town with a prize of $10,000 for any team that beats them. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the first two games of the season, 11 of the 18 players that recorded a statistic in those games were returning players from the 2012 Lizards team. (wikipedia.org)
  • TCU is the only known athletic team with the horned lizard as a mascot. (wikipedia.org)
  • variety
  • Lizards make use of a variety of antipredator adaptations, including venom, camouflage, reflex bleeding, and the ability to sacrifice and regrow their tails. (wikipedia.org)
  • Horned lizards use a wide variety of means to avoid predation. (wikipedia.org)
  • types
  • You might consider a different lizard as a pet, instead of an iguana, lizards such as "bearded dragons" or various types of skinks may be better pets. (crookedbrains.net)
  • years
  • season All-American awards tabulated by LaxPower Max Seibald (26 years old, Cornell '09) was on the 2013 Lizards injured reserve roster as of 20 May 2013 and had not appeared in a game in the 2013 season as of that date. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • Fire lizards are among the most important inhabitants of Pern, if only because they were the basis of dragons. (angelfire.com)
  • take
  • Initially known for their ironic, tongue-in-cheek take on jazz, The Lounge Lizards eventually became a showcase for John Lurie's sophisticated compositions straddling jazz and many other genres. (wikipedia.org)
  • If a predator tries to take it by the body, the lizard drives that side of its body down into the ground so the predator cannot easily get its lower jaw underneath. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • Fender Lizards is a novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale. (wikipedia.org)
  • Barking Lizards Technologies is an American video game developer that develops for mobile phones, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable, Wii and personal computer. (wikipedia.org)