genus Sceloporus


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Noun1.genus Sceloporus - spiny lizardsgenus Sceloporus - spiny lizards        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
spiny lizard - any of numerous lizards with overlapping ridged pointed scales; of North America and Central America
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Other lizards of the genus Sceloporus also have a diet of insects (Sceloporus mucronatus, Mendez de la Cruz et al, 1992; Sceloporus undulatus consobrinus, Gadsden-Esparza & Palacios-Orona, 1995; Sceloporus gadoviae, Feria-Ortiz & Perez-Malvaez, 2001).
Sexual size-dimorphism in the genus Sceloporus has historically been relatively well studied, with Fitch (1978) providing data on sexual size dimorphism in several species of Sceloporus.
We were unable to detect any derived characters that would permit definitive allocation to any of these taxa, but in their overall size and morphology, the specimens most closely resemble modern specimens of various species in the genus Sceloporus.
Within the genus Sceloporus, the scalaris species complex of the central Mexican highlands is particularly well suited for a study of the evolution of parity mode (Sites et al.
Taxonomy and distribution of the jarrovi complex of lizards of the torquatus group, genus Sceloporus. Ph.D.
Eimeria sceloporis appears to have little species specificity within the genus Sceloporus as it has been reported previously to infect Sceloporus clarki Baird and Girard, 1852 from Mexico, S.
Taxonomic assignment of the lizards of the genus Sceloporus (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae) of the Herpetological Collection of CIIDIR-IPN-Durango.
A review of phylogenetic hypotheses for lizards of the genus Sceloporus (Phrynosomatidae): Implications for ecological and evolutionary studies.
A review of phylogenetic hypotheses of the genus Sceloporus (Phrynosomatidae): implications for ecological and evolutionary studies.
Contributions to the concepts of reproductive cycles and the systematics of the scalaris group of the lizard genus Sceloporus. Great Basin Nat.
Comparative population cytogenetics, speciation, and evolution of the iguanid lizard genus Sceloporus. Ph.D.
The Mexican and central American lizards of the genus Sceloporus. Field Museum of Natural History, Zoology 25:1-397.