Patterns of breeding in two species of agamid lizards in the arid subtropical Pilbara region of Western Australia.

@article{Bradshaw1991PatternsOB,
  title={Patterns of breeding in two species of agamid lizards in the arid subtropical Pilbara region of Western Australia.},
  author={S. Donald Bradshaw and H Saint Girons and Felicity J Bradshaw},
  journal={General and comparative endocrinology},
  year={1991},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={407-24}
}
The reproductive cycles of two annual species of desert agamids have been studied over a 7-year period in the arid Pilbara region of Western Australia in an effort to identify proximate factors influencing their disparate modes of reproduction. Amphibolurus (= Ctenophorus) nuchalis breeds regularly in spring (September-October in the southern hemisphere) in the southern parts of its range, following reliable winter rainfall which stimulates insect abundance sufficient to sustain their… CONTINUE READING