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Lacerta

(lă-ser -tă) (Lizard) A small inconspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus, lying partly in the Milky Way, the brightest stars being of 4th magnitude. It contains the prototype of the quasarlike BL Lac objects. Abbrev.: Lac; genitive form: Lacertae; approx. position: RA 22.5h, dec +45°; area: 201 sq deg.

Lacerta

 

(the Lizard), a constellation of the northern hemisphere; its brightest star has a visual stellar magnitude of 3.8. The constellation is most easily viewed in August and September; it is visible throughout the USSR. (SeeSTELLAR SKY.)

Lacerta

[lə′sərd·ə]
(astronomy)
A small northern constellation lying between Cygnus and Andromeda, and adjoining the northern boundary of Pegasus. Also known as Lizard.
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Avian predation on a large lizard (Lacerta lepida) found at low population densities in Mediterranean habitats: an analysis of bird diets.
Key Words: Barbus lacerta, Dactylogyrus goktschaicus, Dogielius mokhayeri, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi, Caryophylleous laticeps, Rhabdochona denudata, Lemproglena pulchella, Ergasilus sieboldi
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For example, naive juvenile Viviparous Lizards (Lacerta vivipara) do not bask on a substrate with predatory snake stimuli, whereas adult lizards will bask in the presence of these cues (Damme and others 1995), although the authors also suggest that these results could have been caused by age-related variation in thermal preferences or by heating rate.