Body Shape in Skinks: The Relationship between Relative Hind Limb Length and Relative Snout–Vent Length

@inproceedings{Greer2003BodySI,
  title={Body Shape in Skinks: The Relationship between Relative Hind Limb Length and Relative Snout–Vent Length},
  author={Allen E. Greer and Lisa Wadsworth},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract Two basic components of overall shape in scincid lizards were examined in 34 representative species: hind limb length and SVL, both relative to head length. In a bivariate plot of the total available morphological space, only 46% was occupied. Six species that represent the boundaries of the occupied morphological space include a climber on rounded boulders separated by precipitous interstices; a secretive litter-dweller; a bulky, slow moving omnivore; a sand walker/swimmer, and two… 
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