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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Alternative mating strategies and the evolution of sexual size dimorphism in the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana: A population-level comparative analysis.
The life history of the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana Baird and Girard, in north-central Oregon.
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.
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 side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana Baird and Girard (1852) ranges from central Washington through Baja California and northern Zacatecas, Mexico to west Texas and western Colorado from below sea level to around 2750 m elevation (Stebbins, 1985).
The model of "follicular selection" is consistent with results of experimental manipulations of clutch size conducted on the side-blotched lizard, U.
Seasonal shifts in clutch-size and egg-size in the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana.
Releasers of courtship and territorial behavior in the side-blotched lizard Uta stansburiana.