Dictionary » G » Gila monster

Gila monster

Gila monster

(Science: zoology) a large tuberculated lizard (heloderma suspectum) native of the dry plains of arizona, new Mexico, etc. It is the only lizard known to have venomous teeth.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Most venomous animal

... considered venomous, the Beaded Lizard (Heloderma horridurn), and the Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum). Although not strictly venomous, the bite of a Komodo Dragon ...

See entire post
by baikuza
Wed Jan 03, 2007 5:45 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Most venomous animal
Replies: 26
Views: 50915

yes they are

... of the lower jaw. It is the exact same gland as the venom gland of the gila monster. The venom produced by a varanid lizard also shares many toxins with the gila monster, ...

See entire post
by venomdoc
Sat Oct 14, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are monitors venomous?
Replies: 9
Views: 7020

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,012 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link