Holbrookia


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Noun1.Holbrookia - earless lizards
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
earless lizard - any of several slender lizards without external ear openings: of plains of western United States and Mexico
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SECOND RECORD OF HOLBROOKIA APPROXIMANS (SQUAMATA: PHRYNOSOMATIDAE) FOR AGUASCALIENTES, MEXICO AND HIGHEST ALTITUDE RECORD
g., Diplodus holbrooki, Spottail Pinfish [Sparidae]; Holbrookia, a genus of earless lizards [Phrynosomatidae]).
The keeled earless lizard, Holbrookia propinqua, is a stenothermal arenophilus lizard restricted to loose sandy soils of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico (Judd, 1973; Axtell, 1998).
Effect of temperature on escape behaviour by an ectothermic vertebrate, the keeled earless lizard (Holbrookia propinqua).
Atractis penneri is widespread and has been reported in lizards of the genera Callisaurus, Crotaphytus, Gambelia, Holbrookia, Phrynosoma, Sceloporus, Uma and Uta occurring from the western United States, northern Mexico and Baja California (Baker 1987).
We have documented the decline of two wide-ranging lizard species (Sceloporus undulatus and Holbrookia maculata) in the Sandhills region of Nebraska.
Within Phrynosomatinae are the genera Callisaurus, Cophosaurus, Holbrookia, Phrynosoma, and Uma, and within Sceloporinae are Petrosaurus, Sceloporus, Urosaurus, and Uta.
Holbrookia elegans ranges from coastal southern Sinaloa, Mexico, north through central and eastern Sonora, to south central Arizona, and to extreme southwestern New Mexico where it inhabits mesquite grasslands and grassy oak and juniper woodlands (Axtell 2009).
Asociacion vegetal Total Especie BTC BE BP Anolis nebulosus 46 12 58 Aspidoscelis costata 291 224 -- 551 Ctenosaura macrolopha 163 -- -- 163 Elgaria kingii -- -- 15 15 Heloderma horridum 10 4 -- 14 Holbrookia elegans 194 -- -- 194 Phyllodactylus tuberculosus 21 -- -- 21 Plestiodon callicephalus -- 2 2 4 Plestiodon parviauriculatus -- 1 2 3 Sceloporus albiventris 235 -- -- 235 Sceloporus clarkii 119 56 51 226 Sceloporus jarrovii -- -- 209 209 Sceloporus lemosespinali -- -- 46 46 Sceloporus nelsoni 145 -- -- 145 Sceloporus virgatus -- -- 16 16 Urosaurus bicarinatus 59 35 -- 94 Total 1283 334 341 1994 Cuadro 2.
We compared the specimens with modem skeletal material of Callisaurus, Cophosaurus, Holbrookia, Petrosaurus, Phrynosoma, Sceloporus, Uma, Urosaurus, and Uta.
Finally, areas on the Engineering Initiative Group-Leased Training Area may have been suitable for the lesser earless lizard Holbrookia maculata; however, this species is common on sandy or gravelly soils (Conant and Collins, 1998).