Urosaurus ornatus


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Noun1.Urosaurus ornatus - a climbing lizard of western United States and northern MexicoUrosaurus ornatus - a climbing lizard of 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
genus Urosaurus, Urosaurus - a reptile genus of Iguanidae
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Here we analyze the maxilla of two closely-related species of the Phrynosomatidae from western North America: Uta stansburiana (Common Side-blotched Lizard) and Urosaurus ornatus (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).
En estudios previos se ha observado que las hembras de Sceloporus undulatus, Urosaurus ornatus y Liolaemus tenuis, seleccionan a los machos en funcion de los despliegues agonisticos, los patrones de color y el efecto combinado de caracteristicas fenotipicas como la masa del cuerpo, tamano de la cabeza y color de la cola (Cooper Jr.
Reproductive cycles of the iguanid lizards Urosaurus ornatus and Uta stansburiana in southeastern Arizona.
Populations in a fluctuating environment: the comparative population ecology of the iguanid lizards Sceloporus merriami and Urosaurus ornatus. Miscellaneous Publication--University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, n.
Demographic and life-history variation among populations of the iguanid lizard Urosaurus ornatus: implications for the study of life-history phenomena in lizards Herpetologica 38:208-221.
Males of the tree lizard, Urosaurus ornatus, display two color morphs, the morph expressed in the adult depending on the level of testosterone during early growth (Hews et al.
Similar data on two sympatric lizard species (Urosaurus ornatus and Sceloporus jarrovi) were collected.
Male tree lizards, Urosaurus ornatus, come in two colors.
Thermal ecology of Sceloporus virgatus from southeastern Arizona, with comparison to Urosaurus ornatus. Journal of Herpetology 28:65-69.
Sperm storage resulting in viable offspring in the tree lizard Urosaurus ornatus (Sauria: Phrynosomatidae).
Previous studies showed the importance of body temperature to color change in several species of predominantly diurnal lizards (e.g., Urosaurus ornatus, Phrynosoma cornutum, and Sceloporus jarrovii) as a consequence of thermoregulatory issues (Sherbrooke et al.