Uta stansburiana

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Noun1.Uta stansburiana - one of the most abundant lizards in the arid western United States
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 Uta, Uta - a reptile genus of Iguanidae
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However, there are several studies on lizards from Baja California Sur that exhibit an extended period of reproductive activity in August: Phrynosoma coronatum (Goldberg 2011); Uta stansburiana (Goldberg 2012b); Callisaurus draconoides (Goldberg 2015).
Here we compared the maxilla of two similar species of phrynosomatids: Uta stansburiana (Common Side-blotched Lizard) and Urosaurus omatus (Ornate Tree Lizard).
The 2012 winners of the Clark Hubbs Student Poster Award were: first-place, Roberto Carlos Almazan-Nunez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Iztapala, for the poster entitled "Effect of three successional stages in the community of frugivorous birds in a tropical dry forest of Guerrero, Mexico;" second-place, Ailed Perez Perez, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, for the poster entitled "Movements of Kinosternum integrum in Tonatico Estado de Mexico;" and third-place winner, Sara Isabel Valenzuela-Ceballos, Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango, for the poster entitled "Thermoregulation of Uta stansburiana at the south of its distribution."
We verified the accuracy of this model by conducting common-garden laboratory experiments on side-blotched lizards, Uta stansburiana (Baird and Girard), in which we controlled thermal environment and then comparing model predictions with empirical observations on seasonal activity and timing of reproduction from a long-term study of this species near the town of Burns in eastern Oregon.
The side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana, has three morphs differing in color and mating behavior.
Females of this common Western lizard, Uta stansburiana, usually prefer big dominant males, explains Ryan Calsbeek of the University of California, Los Angeles.
We describe the fitness effects of several "mechanistic manipulations" that alter reproductive investment during early vitellogenesis (Sinervo and Licht 1991a,b) of Uta stansburiana, an iguanid lizard without extended parental care.
1995; Dial 1984; Punzo 1982); mientras que en Uta stansburiana disminuyo su rango social (Fox et al.
The effects of habitat, time of hatching, and body size on the dispersal of hatchling Uta stansburiana. Journal of Herpetology 28:485-490.
Reproduction in a mountain population of the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana.J.
collaris in west-central Texas does not have as diverse a diet as might be expected for a lizard that is usually considered a strict opportunist (e.g., B=7.34 for Uta stansburiana, B=5.83 for Cnemidophorus tigris; Pianka 1987).
The side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana Baird and Girard (1852) ranges from central Washington through Baja California and northern Zacatecas, Mexico to west Texas and western Colorado from below sea level to around 2750 m elevation (Stebbins, 1985).