Sceloporus occidentalis

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Related to Sceloporus occidentalis: Uta stansburiana, Sceloporus graciosus
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Noun1.Sceloporus occidentalis - common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks
fence lizard - spiny lizard often seen basking on fences in the United States and northern Mexico
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In light of the apparent displacement of Western Fence Lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis) by normative Italian Wall Lizards (Podarcis siculus) elsewhere in in the Los Angeles Basin (G.B.
Ovarian cycle of the western fence lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis. Herpetologica 29(3):284-289.
Esta variacion revela un patron de uso de microhabitats similar al observado en especies como Sceloporus occidentalis y Sceloporus graciosus (Adolph 1990).
In this study, I examined the direct effects of a predator, the western fence lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis (Squamata: Iguanidae), on its insect prey (primarily herbivorous grasshoppers; Orthoptera: Acrididae and Tettigonidae), and the indirect effects extended to meadow plants.
have previously been found in Hemidactylus turcicus, Sceloporus graciosus and Sceloporus occidentalis (Goldberg and Bursey, 1988, 1989; McAllister et al., 1993).
Thermal dependence of contractile properties of skeletal muscle from the lizard Sceloporus occidentalis with comments on methods for fitting and comparing force-velocity curves.
These analyses demonstrate dietary overlap with the native Western Fence Lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis, and Southern Alligator Lizard, Elgaria multicarinata, which also occur in this neighborhood.
Reproduction in mountain and lowland populations of the lizard Sceloporus occidentalis. Copeia 1974:176-182.
1998, 2001); renacuajos de anuros (Ideker 1976); neonatos de la tortuga Lepidochelys olivacea (Cabrera 1998); lagartijas de Cnemidophorus sonorae (Jennings 1984); Sceloporus occidentalis longipes (Mahrdt & Barber 1999); y Anolis sagrei (Platt et al.
Aerial predator recognition by free-ranging Sceloporus occidentalis. Journal of Herpetology, 33:128-131.