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Are lizards feeling the heat? A tale of ecology and evolution under two temperatures
Aim Temperature influences most components of animal ecology and life history ‐ but what kind of temperature? Physiologists usually examine the influence of body temperatures, while biogeographersExpand
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Cranial osteology of the andean lizard stenocercus guentheri (Squamata: Tropiduridae) and its postembryonic development
In spite of the great diversity of iguanian lizards, detailed descriptions of their osteocrania and postembryonic development are rare. Herein, the adult cranial osteology of the tropidurid lizardExpand
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Testing Species Boundaries within the Atractus occipitoalbus Complex (Serpentes: Dipsadidae)
Abstract The taxonomic status of Atractus occipitoalbus is revised on the basis of concordance between quantitative and qualitative analyses of morphological characters (meristic, morphometric, colorExpand
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Late bloomers and baby boomers: ecological drivers of longevity in squamates and the tuatara
Aim Longevity is an important life-history trait, directly linked to the core attributes of fitness (reproduction and survival), yet large-scale comparative studies quantifying its implications forExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships of South American lizards of the genus Stenocercus (Squamata: Iguania): A new approach using a general mixture model for gene sequence data.
The South American iguanian lizard genus Stenocercus includes 54 species occurring mostly in the Andes and adjacent lowland areas from northern Venezuela and Colombia to central Argentina atExpand
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THE ABDOMINAL SKELETON OF TROPIDURID LIZARDS (SQUAMATA: TROPIDURIDAE)
Morphological variation in the abdominal skeleton of Tropiduridae was examined from radiographs and cleared-and-stained specimens of 61 species. Based on the numbers of xiphisternal andExpand
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A new species of Enyalioides (Iguanidae: Hoplocercinae) from southwestern Ecuador
We describe a new species of Enyalioides from lowland cloud forests in southwestern Ecuador. This represents the third species in the genus known to occur west of the Andes in South America; theExpand
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Priority areas for biodiversity conservation in mainland Ecuador
Ecuador’s territory harbors a unique set of species and ecosystems, many of them endemic to the countries’ territory and subject to different sources of threat of anthropogenic origin. DespiteExpand
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A NEW SPECIES OF IGUANIAN LIZARD (STENOCERCUS) FROM THE WESTERN LOWLANDS OF SOUTHERN ECUADOR AND NORTHERN PERU
I describe a new species of Stenocercus from the lowlands of southwestern Ecuador and northwestern Peru. The new species differs from other Stenocercus by the combination of the following characters:Expand
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New Species of Stenocercus (Squamata: Iguania) from the Andes of Central Peru with a Redescription of Stenocercus variabilis
Abstract A new species of Stenocercus is described from the eastern slopes of the Andes in central Peru, Departamentos Ayacucho and Huancavelica. It differs from other Stenocercus by the combinationExpand
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