Dipsosaurus


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Dipsosaurus: desert iguana
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dipsosaurus - desert iguanasDipsosaurus - desert iguanas      
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
desert iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis - small long-tailed lizard of arid areas of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The effect of temperature on digestive efficiency in the herbivorous lizard Dipsosaurus dorsalis.
Second, during transects we also regularly encountered desert iguanas (Dipsosaurus dorsalis) which occasionally scavenge carrion (Norris, 1953).
Risk factors affecting escape behaviour in the desert iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis: speed and directness of predator approach, degree of cover, direction of turning by a predator, and temperature.
Temperature-dependent maze learning in the desert iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis.
Dipsosaurus dorsalis, Gambelia copei, Sceloporus zosteromus, Urosaurus nigricaudus, Uta stansburiana, Phyllodactylus xanti, Cnemidophorus hyperythrus, Cnemidophorus tigris, Chilominescus stramenius, Masticophis fuliginosus, Pituophis vertebralis, Crotalus enyo.
The desert iguana Dipsosaurus dorsalis lives in sandy areas, moving between the clumps of vegetation whose leaves and flowers it eats.