fringe-toed lizard

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Synonyms for fringe-toed lizard

with long pointed scales around toes

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In the drier and hotter sand dunes in the northwest portion of the Sonoran Desert, another fringe-toed lizard, Uma inornata, was never observed with mite infestations (Barrows, pers.
To escape a roadrunner or any other enemy, a fringe-toed lizard zigzags as it runs.
The sand treader camel cricket and fringe-toed lizard have feet that act like snowshoes.
There is no alternative English name given for what is probably our commonest desert lizard, Schmidt's Fringe-toed Lizard.
Habitat relationships of the Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard (Uma inornta).
Bosk's fringe-toed lizard Acanthodactylus boskianus (Daudin, 1802) is the most widespread species in the Saharo-Sindian lacertid genus Acanthodactylus, which includes about 30 species (Arnold 1980, Rastegar-Pouyani 1999).
Some even argue that humanity's God-given dominion over the planet gives us the right to confidently and cheerfully wipe out the spotted owls and fringe-toed lizards if it suits our best interests.
California: Afton Canyon: desert tortoises, sidewinders, Mojave fringe-toed lizards, side-blotched lizards, and desert iguanas.
One important dietary difference between fringe-toed lizards and flat-tailed horned lizards was that while diet of the flat-tailed horned lizard is almost exclusively harvester ants in all years, during years with higher rainfall, diets of fringe-toed lizards shifted away from harvester ants and focused more on plant material and phytophagous insects including Hemiptera, Coleoptera, and Orthoptera (Barrows, 2006).