lacertid


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lacertid

(ləˈsɜːtɪd)
n
(Zoology) any lizard that belongs to the family Lacertidae
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Noun1.lacertid - Old World terrestrial lizard
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
family Lacertidae, Lacertidae - Old World lizards
Lacerta agilis, sand lizard - a common and widely distributed lizard of Europe and central Asia
green lizard, Lacerta viridis - a common Eurasian lizard about a foot long
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Perera A and Perez-Mellado V (2004) Photographic identification as a non-invasive marking technique for lacertid lizards.
Geographical variability of allozyme variation and genetic divergence between Tunisian lizards of the sand-dwelling lacertid genus Acanthodactylus.
The Italian wall lizard, Podareis siculus, is an opportunistic, omnivorous, lacertid lizard native to Italy and the east Adriatic coast.
Bosk's fringe-toed lizard Acanthodactylus boskianus (Daudin, 1802) is the most widespread species in the Saharo-Sindian lacertid genus Acanthodactylus, which includes about 30 species (Arnold 1980, Rastegar-Pouyani 1999).
Field body temperatures, mechanisms of thermoregulation and evolution of thermal characteristics in lacertid lizards.
The Biology of lacertid lizards: Evolutionary and ecological perspectives.
Ecomorphological correlates of habitat partitioning in Corsican lacertid lizards.
Evolution of sprint speed in lacertid lizards: morphological, physiological, and behavioral covariation.
squamulosa differs from that of other lacertid lizards from southern Africa which typically begin sperm production in late winter or early spring concurrent with the onset of yolk deposition.