alligator lizard

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slim short-limbed lizard having a distinctive fold on each side that permits expansion

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Infestation of the southern alligator lizard (Squamata: Anguidae) by Ixodes pacificus (Acari: ixodidae) and its susceptibility to Borrelia burgdorferi.
A taxonomic review of the endemic alligator lizard Elgaria paucicarinata (Squamata: Anguidae) of Baja California, Mexico with a description of a new species.
However, these enigmatic cestodes have not been reported previously from alligator lizards of the genus Gerrhonotus (Anguidae).
Fifteen Texas alligator lizards, Gerrhonotus liocephalus Wiegmann, 1828 (six males, nine females; [bar.
He notes that the throat path might also be used by alligator lizards to detect ground vibrations when they are basking with their heads resting on the ground.
Wildlife" specimens from area museums and nature centers include the great blue heron, red-tail hawk, egret and mallard, and native amphibians such as salamanders, tree frogs and alligator lizards.
Critters include everything from black bears, mountain lions and rattlesnakes to skunks, gopher snakes and alligator lizards ``a foot long.