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.
Systematic account of the alligator lizards (Gerrhonotus) in the western United States and Lower California.
A taxonomic review of the endemic alligator lizard Elgaria paucicarinata (Squamata: Anguidae) of Baja California, Mexico with a description of a new species.
I think all children with roadside stands deserve our patronage, whether they're selling original artwork, baby alligator lizards, daffodils or lemonade.
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.x] [+ or -] SEM snout-vent length 118.7 [+ or -] 1.1, range 44-153 mm), were collected between July 1955 and August 1970 from sites in Brewster County, Texas (N=9), and the states of Coahuila (N=3) and Oaxaca (N=3), Mexico.
Rosowski at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge and his colleagues recently reported that at frequencies below 800 hertz, sound is conducted across the throat walls of the alligator lizard and on to its eardrums when the animal's head is raised.