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Helioptile (Pokémon)

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Helioptile is probably based on {{wp|Chlamydosaurus|frilled-neck lizard}}s, though its frills also resemble those found on ''{{wp|Phrynocephalus mystaceus|secret toad-headed agama}}''. It may also be based on the {{wp|spotted salamander}}, a salamander that can {{wp|photosynthesize}}. Its ability to learn {{m|Surf}} may be a reference to the {{wp|common basilisk}}, a reptile capable of running on water for short distances. Like what its German name suggests, Helioptile may be based on the {{wp|iguana}} too. Additionally, it shares few resemblances to the {{wp|leopard gecko}}.
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