side-blotched lizard


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Noun1.side-blotched lizard - 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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Some of the common species include eared grebe, American avocet, western sandpiper, horned lark, side-blotched lizard, California gull and red-necked phalarope.
Reproduction of the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana (Phrynosomatidae) from Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Here we compared the maxilla of two similar species of phrynosomatids: Uta stansburiana (Common Side-blotched Lizard) and Urosaurus omatus (Ornate Tree Lizard).
Alternative mating strategies and the evolution of sexual size dimorphism in the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana: A population-level comparative analysis.
The life history of the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana Baird and Girard, in north-central Oregon.
The study documents the disappearance of certain morphs of the side-blotched lizard in some populations.
A side-blotched lizard may sun itself alongside the trail as a golden eagle arcs above the namesake Joshua trees in search of prey; or a jackrabbit may scurry out of sight behind an old-man cactus.
Dispersal in the side-blotched lizard: A test of the mate-defense dispersal theory.
Ecology and life history of the common side-blotched lizard (Uta stansburiana) have been well documented (Tinkle, 1967; Parker and Pianka, 1975; Fox, 1978; Ferguson and Fox, 1984; Wilson, 1992).
Reproduction in a mountain population of the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana.J.
Hahn & Tinkle (1965) were among the first to experimentally demonstrate the importance of stored lipids in corpora adiposa to the production of the first clutch of eggs in the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana.