zebra-tailed lizard


zebra-tailed lizard
gridiron-tailed lizard gridiron-tailed lizard n. a lizard having a long tail with black bands ({Callisaurus draconoides}), which lives in the deserts of the southwestern U. S. and Mexico; called also {zebra-tailed lizard}. --RHUD [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Zebra-tailed lizard — Taxobox name = Callisaurus image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida ordo = Squamata subordo = Iguania familia = Phrynosomatidae genus = Callisaurus subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text.Zebra… …   Wikipedia

  • zebra-tailed lizard — noun swift lizard with long black banded tail and long legs; of deserts of United States and Mexico • Syn: ↑gridiron tailed lizard, ↑Callisaurus draconoides • Hypernyms: ↑iguanid, ↑iguanid lizard • Member Holonyms: ↑Call …   Useful english dictionary

  • zebra-tailed lizard — /zee breuh tayld /; Brit. also /zeb reuh / a lizard, Callisaurus draconoides, inhabiting sandy deserts of Mexico and the southwestern U.S., having a long tail marked with black bands. Also called gridiron tailed lizard. * * * …   Universalium

  • gridiron-tailed lizard — noun swift lizard with long black banded tail and long legs; of deserts of United States and Mexico • Syn: ↑zebra tailed lizard, ↑Callisaurus draconoides • Hypernyms: ↑iguanid, ↑iguanid lizard • Member Holonyms: ↑Callisaur …   Useful english dictionary

  • gridiron-tailed lizard — n. a lizard having a long tail with black bands ({Callisaurus draconoides}), which lives in the deserts of the southwestern U. S. and Mexico; called also {zebra tailed lizard}. RHUD [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gridiron-tailed lizard — /grid uy euhrn tayld /. See zebra tailed lizard. * * * …   Universalium

  • iguanid lizard — noun lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males • Syn: ↑iguanid • Hypernyms: ↑lizard • Hyponyms: ↑common iguana, ↑iguana, ↑Iguana …   Useful english dictionary

  • Callisaurus — noun zebra tailed lizard • Syn: ↑genus Callisaurus • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Iguanidae, ↑family Iguanidae, ↑Iguania, ↑family Iguania …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Callisaurus — noun zebra tailed lizard • Syn: ↑Callisaurus • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Iguanidae, ↑family Iguanidae, ↑Iguania, ↑family Iguania …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mojave Desert — For the indigenous American tribe, see Mohave people. For other uses, see Mohave (disambiguation). Coordinates: 35°0.5′N 115°28.5′W / 35.0083°N 115.475°W …   Wikipedia


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