side-blotched lizard


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Noun1.side-blotched lizard - one of the most abundant lizards in the arid western United States
iguanid, iguanid lizard - lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males
genus Uta, Uta - a reptile genus of Iguanidae
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Ecology and life history of the common side-blotched lizard (Uta stansburiana) have been well documented (Tinkle, 1967; Parker and Pianka, 1975; Fox, 1978; Ferguson and Fox, 1984; Wilson, 1992).
Reproduction in a mountain population of the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana.
The study documents the disappearance of certain morphs of the side-blotched lizard in some populations.
Hahn & Tinkle (1965) were among the first to experimentally demonstrate the importance of stored lipids in corpora adiposa to the production of the first clutch of eggs in the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana.
At best you may sense a refreshing ridgetop breeze or the skitter of a side-blotched lizard or the trickle of a subterranean stream breaking the surface.
The life history of the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana Baird and Girard, in north-central Oregon.
Seasonal shifts in clutch size and egg size in the side-blotched lizard Uta stansburiana Baird and Girard.
1992), and side-blotched lizard Uta stansburiana (Ballinger and McKinney, 1967).
These six species made up the collective dataset; the side-blotched lizard Uta stansburiana (0.
Integumental lesions caused by ectoparasites in a wild population of the side-blotched lizard (Uta stansburiana).
Robert Murphy, for example, found an unexpected genetic break in what seemed to be a continuous population of side-blotched lizards along the Baja California peninsula.
And side-blotched lizards always have their fists at the ready, eager to protect their rocks - because in this world the size of your boulders really does matter (the bigger your hot rocks are, the more females you'll have).