Iguana

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Related to iguanid: family Iguanidae
A lizard popular in the US as a household pet, which has been linked to severe infections by unusual serotypes of Salmonella—S Wassenaar, S Rubislaw, S serotype IIIa41:z4z23:-S subspp arizonae, S Kintambo and others. Iguanas also bite, sometimes deep enough to require stitches
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Phylogenetic relationships in the iguanid lizard genus Liolaemus: multiple origins of viviparous reproduction and evidence for recurring Andean vicariance and dispersal.
These patches are home to Phrynosaura reichei, an insectivorous and oviparous iguanid that is extremely rare.
Rodriguez Schettino (ed.), The iguanid lizards of Cuba, University Press of Florida, Gainesville, pp.
Life on the edge: the ecology and life history of the tropidurine iguanid lizard Uranoscodon superciliosum.
This study investigated the frequency of Salmonella in cloacal samples drawn from five species of southern California iguanid lizards: Sceloporus occidentalis longipes, S.
Demographic and life-history variation among populations of the iguanid lizard Urosaurus ornatus: implications for the study of life-history phenomena in lizards Herpetologica 38:208-221.
Iguanid substrate licking: a response to novel situations in Sceloporus jarrovi.
Sexual dimorphism of the head and body size in an iguanid lizard: paradoxical results.
Comparative population cytogenetics, speciation, and evolution of the iguanid lizard genus Sceloporus.