Callisaurus draconoides

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Synonyms for Callisaurus draconoides

swift lizard with long black-banded tail and long legs

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lutzae is, in general, more similar to the one observed in the lizards described by Irschick and Jayne (1999), particularly, Dipsosaurus dorsalis and Callisaurus draconoides. Certain particularities are common, such as the digitigrade posture at footfall and throughout stance; trunk angles; and tail posture.
Effects of Incline on Speed, Acceleration, Body Posture and Hind Limb Kinematics in Two Species of Lizard, Callisaurus Draconoides and Uma Scoparia.
The pursuit deterrent function of tail-wagging in the zebra-tailed lizard (Callisaurus draconoides).
Effects of incline on acceleration, body posture, and hindlimb kinematics in two species of lizard, Callisaurus draconoides and Uma scoparia.
A field study of the effects of incline on the escape locomotion of a bipedal lizard, Callisaurus draconoides. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 72:44-56.
Ecology of the iguanid lizard Callisaurus draconoides. Copeia 1972: 493-508.
Ecology of the zebra-tailed lizard Callisaurus draconoides at the Nevada Test Site.
-- The behavior of ten Callisaurus draconoides in a 20 [m.sup.2] enclosure of natural microhabitat in Baja California Sur, Mexico, were monitored five days prior to and during a total solar eclipse on 11 July 1991.
The zebra-tailed lizard, Callisaurus draconoides, is a medium-sized (55-75 millimeters snout-vent length) inhabitant of North American deserts (Asplund, 1967; Vitt and Ohmart, 1977; Stebbins, 1985).
Ten adult Callisaurus draconoides from this desert scrub habitat were placed in a 20 [m.sup.2] enclosure (of similar habitat) surrounded by a metal wall 40 centimeters high.
Body temperatures and associated postures of the zebra tailed lizard, Callisaurus draconoides. Copeia, 1977:122-125.
Ecology and reproduction of lower Colorado River lizards: I Callisaurus draconoides (Iguanidae).