Lizard blues : blue body colouration and ultraviolet polychromatism in lacertids

@inproceedings{G2011LizardB,
  title={Lizard blues : blue body colouration and ultraviolet polychromatism in lacertids},
  author={G................................................. and P{\'E}REZ I DE LANUZA and E............................................ and Font},
  year={2011}
}
Understanding the evolution of conspicuous colour patterns has been a major challenge in evolutionary biology since Darwin’s formulation of natural and sexual selection 150 years ago. A striking case of conspicuous colouration is the structural blue colour found in lizards belonging to several families, including lacertids (Lacertidae). Blue colouration can be restricted to discrete patches, as those found in the flanks or head of many lacertids, or can extend over large areas of the integument… CONTINUE READING

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