Urosaurus


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Related to Urosaurus: Urosaurus ornatus
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Noun1.Urosaurus - a reptile genus of IguanidaeUrosaurus - a reptile genus of Iguanidae  
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
tree lizard, Urosaurus ornatus - a climbing lizard of western United States and northern Mexico
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Locomotor performance and dominance in male tree lizards, Urosaurus omatus.
Here we compared the maxilla of two similar species of phrynosomatids: Uta stansburiana (Common Side-blotched Lizard) and Urosaurus omatus (Ornate Tree Lizard).
Por ejemplo, la variacion en la precipitacion anual y en los recursos disponibles promueve una disminucion en el tamano de los cuerpos grasos en Urosaurus ornatus, lo que afecto el esfuerzo reproductor (Ballinger, 1977).
Vertebrates were negatively affected due to habitat loss; for example, the Socorro Blue Lizard (Urosaurus auriculatus) and the endemic birds Socorro Mockingbird (Mimus graysoni) and Socorro Wren (Troglodytes sissonii) were less abundant in eroded areas (Martinez-Gomez et al., 2001; Martinez-Gomez and Jacobsen, 2004), but highly abundant in areas where the floral composition remained unaltered (Galina et al., 1994; Rodriguez-Estrella et al., 1994).
These include Chaetodipus arenarius (Riddle et al., 2000), Phrynosoma coronatum (Montanucci, 2004), and Urosaurus nigricaudus (Lindell et al., 2008).
Dunham, "Populations in a fluctuating environmental: the comparative population ecology of Sceloporus merriami and Urosaurus ornatus," Miscellaneous Publications of the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, vol.
Phylogeography of the tree lizard, Urosaurus ornatus: responses of populations to past climate change.
Likewise related but peculiar supraocular lepidosis may be pointed out for the arboreal Urosaurus (Figure 8), so carefully reviewed by Wiens (1993) for the same arid environment.
The long-tailed lizard (Urosaurus graciosus) is another New World species; it has a tapering tail roughly twice as long as its body.