EVOLUTIONARY IMPLICATIONS OF PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY IN THE HINDLIMB OF THE LIZARD ANOLIS SAGREI

@inproceedings{Losos2000EVOLUTIONARYIO,
  title={EVOLUTIONARY IMPLICATIONS OF PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY IN THE HINDLIMB OF THE LIZARD ANOLIS SAGREI},
  author={Jonathan B. Losos and Douglas A. Creer and Danielle Glossip and Ron Goellner and Aaron Hampton and Glenn Roberts and Norman Haskell and Peter Taylor and Jeffery A. Ettling},
  booktitle={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  year={2000}
}
Abstract Species of Anolis lizards that use broad substrates have long legs, which provide enhanced maximal sprint speed, whereas species that use narrow surfaces have short legs, which permit careful movements. We raised hatchling A. sagrei in terraria provided with only broad or only narrow surfaces. At the end of the experiment, lizards in the broad treatment had relatively longer hindlimbs than lizards in the narrow treatment. These results indicate that not only is hindlimb length a… 

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