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Utilization of Lipid in Northern Grass Lizards Takydromus septentrionalis in Hangzhou in the Breeding Season

  title={Utilization of Lipid in Northern Grass Lizards Takydromus septentrionalis in Hangzhou in the Breeding Season},
  author={Du Wei-guo and LU Yi-wei and Ji Xiang},
  journal={Zoological Research},
Adult northern grass lizards (Takydromus septentrionalis) were collected at Mt.Xiaohe,Hangzhou in three periods of the breeding season,2001.They were dissected to determine sex,and storages of lipids in abdominal fat bodies,carcass,tail and liver.According to the stage of egg development (non-vitellogenetic follicles,yolked follicles,and oviductal eggs),females started vitellogenesis in later March (T1),produced eggs of the first clutch in early May (T2),and partly (37% of the sex) ceased… 
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