Lacertidae

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Lacertidae

[lə′sərd·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of reptiles in the suborder Sauria, including all typical lizards, characterized by movable eyelids, a fused lower jaw, homodont dentition, and epidermal scales.
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Other UAE lizard species which might reasonably be expected at or near such a site include the diurnal lacertid Mesalina adramitana and the nocturnal gecko Bunopus spatalurus (pers.
Reproduction and sexual size dimorphism in the lacertid lizard Pedioplanis burchelli (Sauria: Lacertidae) in South Africa.
Chameleons are best known for their ability to change color, although they are not the only lacertids that can change their color.
Our main objective is to analyze the integration of different behavioral and ecophysiological traits in these lacertid lizards that exploit different habitats.
atlantica and Gallotia stehlini, as well as the mainland lacertid Psammodromus hispanicus.
Ontogenetic and sexual variation in the coloration of the lacertid lizards Iberolacerta monticola and Podarcis bocagei.
It thus differs from males of other African lacertid lizards in which the peak of spermiogenesis is in summer: (Pedioplanis burchelli Nkosi et al.
Two final examples of within archipelago lizard radiation include the Mabuya/Macroscincus skinks of the Cape Verde Islands (Greer 1976) and the Lacertid genus Gallotia (4 species) from the Canary Islands.
The lacertid lizard, Meroles cuenirostris from Namibia, exhibited a testis cycle similar to P.
We tested this hypothesis through a comparative study of lacertid lizards.