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Heloderma

(hē-lō-dĕr'mă),
The only genus of poisonous lizards, such as the Gila monster, so named because of the tubercular scales that cover their bodies. They are native to Mexico and the southwestern U.S.
[G. hēlos, nail, + derma, skin]

heloderma

(hē″lō-dĕr′mă)
Fibromas that form on the extensor surfaces of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the hands.
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Heloderma suspectum suspectum Cope, 1869, "reticulate Gila monster" (Sauria: Helodermatidae); adult female, #865G07, 350 mm snout-vent length, acquired May, 1986, currently alive and housed at the Dallas Zoo.
A new subspecies of beaded lizard, Heloderma horridum, from the Motagua Valley of Guatemala.
Additional support for their indigenous status is given by the fact that specimens for which good photographs or descriptions are available generally agree with the subspecies Heloderma suspectum cinctum, which is the race expected west of the Colorado River.
No se registro especie alguna ocupando todos los horarios de muestreo, Aspodoscelis costata se observo en nueve, Anolis nebulosus en siete, Heloderma horridum en tres, P.
This species is widely distributed in North America and has been reported from six genera of anurans, Acris, Bufo, Hyla, Pseudacris, Rana, Scaphiopus; three of Caudata, Desmognathus, Eurycea, Plethodon, seven genera of lizards, Anolis, Eumeces, Elgaria, Gerrhonotus, Heloderma, Sceloporus, Scincella; and one of tortoises, Terrapene (Baker 1987; Goldberg and Bursey 1991).
DWA licenses have been issued by Powys County Council for an ostrich, and by Bridgend County Borough Council for 80 wild boar, by Monmouthshire County Council for "a maximum of eight bison, 16 ostriches and five vipers, cobras, helodermas and crocodilians.