Researchers, including Paul Hohenlohe of the University of Idaho, Moscow, have discovered that the green anoles
sharing their islands with invaders evolve to be better suited to life higher in the islands' trees--and fast.
The green anole
lizard, Anolis carolinensis, is an ideal species to explore the molecular basis of climate-mediated local adaptation.
Jonathan Losos, Anole Annals, "How the green anole
was selected to be the first reptile genome sequenced," August 31, 2011,_http://anoleannals.
Her field research on the behavior of the San Cristobal lava lizard was the springboard for continuing study of the behavior of Green Anole
lizard behavior at her home campus.
At Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, he studied adult green anole
lizards (Anolis carolinensis), 6 to 8 inches long, exposed to a pyrethroid product used to treat birds for mites and lice.
The offering from Gabby Salazar, aged 17, of North Carolina earned her Young Photographer of the Year 2004 for her image of a green anole
lizard camouflaged by leaves (below).
When a sound wave hits a green anole
lizard, for instance, the energy causes the lizard's chest wall to vibrate in tune with the wave.
the green anole
(Anolis carolinensis) is the most common lizard in the Southeast.
The Carolina or green anole
, Anolis carolinensis, has an extensive range throughout the Coastal Plain and contiguous regions of the southeastern United States.
Capable of transforming its coat from green to brown and variations in between, the green anole
is an arboreal lizard that's intriguing to observe.
They studied the genes that turned on when the tail was regenerated in the green anole
lizard (Anolis carolinensis).
Two of the lizards, the green anole
Anolis carolinensis and eastern fence lizard tended to be arboreal species and the other, the little brown skink Scincella lateralis, was terrestrial.
London, Sept 01 (ANI): Researchers have sequenced the genome of green anole
lizard that may offer insights into how the genomes of humans, mammals, and their reptilian counterparts have evolved since mammals and reptiles parted ways 320 million years ago.
The grasshopper species Schistocerca emarginata eats foul-smelling skunk bush, then vomits to prevent being swallowed by predators like the green anole
Chances are, that swift, scurrying little reptile you just saw is Florida's ubiquitous green anole