wall lizard

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wall lizard

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(Animals) a small mottled grey lizard, Lacerta muralis, of Europe, N Africa, and SW Asia: family Lacertidae
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A paper released in April suggested that Italian wall lizards introduced to a tiny island off the coast of Croatia are evolving in ways that would normally take millions of years to play out.
About 20 years ago, a shipment of Italian wall lizards broke open at a local pet shop, and many of the lizards escaped.
While adult Italian wall lizards are highly variable in color and pattern, they are generally tan with green on the head.
Italian wall lizards are active in New York from April to October.
Chemical rival recognition decreases aggression levels in male Iberian Wall Lizards, Podarcis hispanica.
Val also has geckos, skunks, wall lizards, water dragons and several iguanas, including her favourite, a monumental male with the unlikely name of Chandler Big.
Among the subjects of the FIFB Project, one finds geckos and wall lizards, beetles and bush crickets, geophytes and gentians, spiders, satyrs, snails, and shrikes.
9 km apart) on fenced private property that guaranteed minimal disturbance, supported colonies of wall lizards and also contained suitable habitat characteristics for lizard populations (rock and wood piles, low walls, railroad ties, scrap metal and other debris).
Records for 167 permanently marked wall lizards indicate that numbers remained remarkably stable over the 2 field seasons (Table 1).
2000), wall lizards Podarcis muralis (oppliger at al.
Prevalence and intensity of haemogregarine blood parasites and their mite vectors in the common wall lizard, Podarcis muralis.
Supercooling and freeze-tolerance in the European wall lizard, Podarcis muralis, with a revisional history of the discovery of freeze-tolerance in vertebrates.