Microhabitat shifts of lizards under different contexts of sympatry: a case study with South American Liolaemus

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The Iguanid lizard Liolaemus tenuis is shown to be a rock and trunk dweller (apparently preferring perches between 0–30 cm height) in a central Chilean locality where it coexists with a single ground-dwelling congener. In its southern distributional ranges L. tenuis is sympatric with another tree-dweller, L. pictus. Habitat shift is demonstrated in this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00397871

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@article{Medel1988MicrohabitatSO, title={Microhabitat shifts of lizards under different contexts of sympatry: a case study with South American Liolaemus}, author={Robert Medel and Pierre Marquet and Fabian M. Jaksic}, journal={Oecologia}, year={1988}, volume={76}, pages={567-569} }