collared lizard

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Noun1.collared lizard - any of several robust long-tailed lizards with collars of two dark bandscollared lizard - any of several robust long-tailed lizards with collars of two dark bands; of central and western United States and northern Mexico
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
Crotaphytus, genus Crotaphytus - collared lizards
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Deer, turkeys, collared lizards and other species benefit from the use of fire to maintain or improve the habitat they depend on.
DISCUSSION--We report the results of various techniques to locate, observe, and identify free-ranging collared lizards, C.
Collared lizards get their name from bands of black around the neck and shoulders.
The result contrasts with the findings of a 2006 paper on threat behaviors among collared lizards in the southwestern United States.
These hot and dry rocky slopes support scorpions, tarantulas, collared lizards, pygmy rattlesnakes, roadrunners, and prickly pear cacti.
Yoshioka (1996) found evidence of strong gene flow among collared lizards in central Oklahoma populations.
Though Joshua Tree may look devoid of wildlife, even a short walk out in the desert will quickly reveal a myriad of freshly dug holes, where pocket mice, collared lizards, rabbits, or desert tortoises have burrowed.
Dentaries from Fowlkes Cave were, however, well within the size range of modern collared lizards Crotaphytus collaris, which is the only crotaphytid that occurs around the cave today (Dixon, 2000).
We tested the procedure of force-feeding radiotransmitters to collared lizards Crotaphytus collaris.
Collared lizards (N=48) were captured by noosing in June-July 1997 and 1998 at six locations in west-central Texas: a private ranch in Irion County, Texas consisting of rocky limestone outcroppings on a redberry juniper (Juniperus pinchottii) and mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) dominated hillside; a private ranch in Concho County, Texas consisting of a dry, limestone creekbed surrounded by mesquite brushland; and four sites in Tom Green, Runnels and Coke counties, consisting of rip-rap boulder dams surrounded by mesquite brushland.