Heloderma


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Related to Heloderma: Heloderma horridum, Heloderma suspectum, Komodo dragon, sea snake
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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.
Geographic distribution: Heloderma suspectum cinctum (Banded Gila Monster).
Exenatide is the synthetic version of exendin-4, an incretin hormone originally found in the saliva of the Gila monster Heloderma suspectum.
Agonistic interactions between Gopherus agassizii (Testudinidae) and Heloderma suspectum (Helodermatidae).
Although there are a number of homeopathic medicines made from reptiles, including Amphisbaena vermicularis (snake lizard, which is actually not closely related to lizards), chameleon, gecko (which I had made into a homeopathic medicine) Heloderma horridus (Gila monster), Lazerta (green lizard), and, further afield, Tyrannosaurus rex (tyrant lizard king) and Maiasaurus (dinosaur, or, literally, "mother lizard.
Heloderma suspectum is the real thing, better known as the Gila Monster, a desert- dwelling lizard which is highly poisonous, with a fierce bite.