What is another word for Genus Xenosaurus?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɛnəs zˌɛnəsˈɔːɹəs] (IPA)

Genus Xenosaurus consists of a group of lizard species that are commonly known as "Knob-tailed lizards". The name Xenosaurus originates from the Greek word "xenos", meaning stranger or foreigner, and "saurus" meaning lizard. The common synonyms for this genus include Knob-tailed geckos, Mexican knob-tailed geckos, and Mexican alligator lizards. These reptiles are characterized by their unique appearance, with a wide and flattened head, a robust body, and an unmistakable knob-like tail. Although they are generally small in size, these lizards possess remarkable strength and agility that make them fascinating creatures. They are found primarily in dry and rocky areas in Mexico, where they typically live in burrows and crevices.

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What are the hypernyms for Genus xenosaurus?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
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    Animalia (kingdom of multicellular organisms that ingest food), Chordata (phylum of animals with a backbone), Organism (living thing), Reptilia (class of animals).

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