herptile


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herptile

(ˈhɜːpˌtaɪl)
adj
(Zoology) chiefly US denoting, relating to, or characterizing both reptiles and amphibians
[from Greek herp(eton) (see herpetology) + (rep)tile]

herptile

- Another word for reptile or amphibian.
See also related terms for reptile.
Translations
herptile
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An important finding of these analyses is that although there is high species richness in El Monte Valley, the herptile community is dominated by a relatively small number of common species that, in turn, influences the estimates of diversity.
2004), and in previous years fish and herptile surveys have also been conducted on these lands (Foster et al.
There was also a total of 477 herptile reports, which included frogs (268), toads (99), slow worms (64) and lizards (31).
Life in Cold Blood goes more thoroughly into the current state of biological understanding of these organisms than most coffee-table or young reader books, yet it reads much easier than most references written for the herptile hobbyist.
Herptile abundance and diversity in response to seasonal burning on a central Texas ashe juniper-live oak savannah.
George Cline is a field herpetologist whose research topics include frog communication, herpetological community structure, herptile conservation biology, and amphibian and reptile ommunities.
The Pet Solutions Rx line of products - which includes Feline Solution Rx, Canine Solution Rx, Avian Solution Rx and Herptile Solution Rx- is made up of electrolyzed oxidizing water, an innovative natural treatment that can bring immediate relief to pets.
Warden staff monitored amphibians annually since 1983 as part of the herptile management plan, but their reports contain qualitative abundance data only.
We thank the Direccion General de Flora y Fauna Silvestres for scientific collecting permits to study the herptile fauna of Mexico over the years.
Herptiles (which we presumed to be amphibians on the basis of their importance in prior studies of otter diet) have more robust bones than fish and were discerned from small mammals by a lack of hair found in the scat sample.