Ontogenetic variation in the autecology of the greater earless lizard Cophosaurus texanus

@article{Durtsche1997OntogeneticVI,
  title={Ontogenetic variation in the autecology of the greater earless lizard Cophosaurus texanus},
  author={Richard D. Durtsche and Paul J. Gier and Michael M. Fuller and William I. Lutterschmidt and Rosemary Bradley and C. Kate Meier and Steven C. Hardy},
  journal={Ecography},
  year={1997},
  volume={20},
  pages={336-346}
}
We investigated the potential for ontogenetic resource partitioning within a population of the Texas earless lizard Cophosaurus texanus. Results from focal samples, line transects, haphazard observations, and stomach flushes compiled in summer (July 1993) and autumn (September 1995) revealed differences in microhabitat use and diet between adults and juveniles. Juveniles use rock perches more frequently than adult males, and consume smaller prey than adults. No ontogenetic differences in… 

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