whiptail lizard


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Noun1.whiptail lizard - any of numerous very agile and alert New World lizardswhiptail lizard - any of numerous very agile and alert New World lizards
teiid, teiid lizard - tropical New World lizard with a long tail and large rectangular scales on the belly and a long tail
Cnemidophorus sexlineatus, race runner, racerunner, six-lined racerunner - very swift lizard of eastern and central United States
Cnemidophorus velox, plateau striped whiptail - having distinct longitudinal stripes: of Colorado Plateau from Arizona to western Colorado
Chihuahuan spotted whiptail, Cnemidophorus exsanguis - having longitudinal stripes overlaid with light spots; upland lizard of United States southwest and Mexico
Cnemidophorus tigris, western whiptail - active lizard having a network of dusky dark markings; of semiarid areas from Oregon and Idaho to Baja California
checkered whiptail, Cnemidophorus tesselatus - markings are darker and more marked than in western whiptail; from southeastern Colorado to eastern Chihuahua
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The six-lined racerunner (Aspidoscelis sexlineata = Cnemidophorus sexlineatus; Reeder et al., 2002) is a small whiptail lizard with a vast geographic range.
Habitat and reproduction of the desert whiptail lizard, Cnemidophorus tigris Baird and Girard in southwestern Idaho at the northern part of its range.
The six-lined racerunner, Cnemidophorus sexlineatus (Linnaeus, 1766), is a moderately-sized bisexual whiptail lizard that ranges both east and west of the Mississippi River from Maryland to Florida westward to New Mexico and north to Wyoming, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin (Conant, 1975).
dixoni, nothing else has been published on the helminth parasites of this whiptail lizard. The purpose of this note, the sixth in a series of reports on helminths of Cnemidophorus (McAllister 1990a, 1990b, 1990c, 1990d; McAllister et al., 1991), is to provide data on the identity, prevalence of infection, and intensity of other parasites harbored by this lizard, and to compare the information with that of the related C.
Atypical reproduction and sexual dimorphism of the tropical Bonaire Island whiptail lizard, Cnemidophorus murinus.
The reproductive cycle of the western whiptail lizard (Cnemidophorus tigris) in southern Arizona.
The park is also the perfect ecosystem for some of Aruba's indigenous wildlife - such as the Aruban burrowing owl (Shoco), Aruban rattlesnake, Aruban whiptail lizard, and the Aruban parakeet (Prikishi).
For that reason the whiptail lizard that inhabits Banco Chinchorro BR is Aspidoscelis maslini (Manriquez-Moran et al., 2000; Reeder et al., 2002; Manriquez-Moran et al., 2014).
Verdolin uses humor and straight forward language to appeal to a general audience as she discusses everything from the asexual whiptail lizard to the hyper-sexual bonobo making connections to human behavior all along the way.
Other newly permitted species include the whiptail lizard jungle runners that range naturally from Mexico and the Caribbean down through South America; true chameleons, from Africa, Madagascar, and southern Asia; frilled lizards, from Australia and New Guinea; spine-tailed lizards, from East Africa; and the spiny-tailed monitor, from Australia.
The classic example of the whiptail lizard is given for virgin birth.
London, August 18 ( ANI ): An Indian-origin research geneticist, who has written a celebration of all the eccentric creatures like the whiptail lizard capable of reproducing by themselves without sexual contact, has claimed that sexless reproduction is the way of the future for humans too.