collared lizard

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any of several robust long-tailed lizards with collars of two dark bands

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Observations on the hibernation and nests of the Collared Lizard, Crotaphytus collaris.
An ecological study of the collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris).
Collared lizards get their name from bands of black around the neck and shoulders.
While much work has been done on geographic variation in sexual dimorphism in the collared lizard, Crotaphytus collaris, by McCoy et al.
Bite-force performance predicts dominance in male venerable collared lizard (Crotaphytus antiquus).
Baja California Collared Lizard Crotaphytus vestigium Smith and Tanner, 1972.
with the exception of the Grismers collared lizard C.
Deer, turkeys, collared lizards and other species benefit from the use of fire to maintain or improve the habitat they depend on.
The result contrasts with the findings of a 2006 paper on threat behaviors among collared lizards in the southwestern United States.
These hot and dry rocky slopes support scorpions, tarantulas, collared lizards, pygmy rattlesnakes, roadrunners, and prickly pear cacti.
Though Joshua Tree may look devoid of wildlife, even a short walk out in the desert will quickly reveal a myriad of freshly dug holes, where pocket mice, collared lizards, rabbits, or desert tortoises have burrowed.
Collared lizards (N=48) were captured by noosing in June-July 1997 and 1998 at six locations in west-central Texas: a private ranch in Irion County, Texas consisting of rocky limestone outcroppings on a redberry juniper (Juniperus pinchottii) and mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) dominated hillside; a private ranch in Concho County, Texas consisting of a dry, limestone creekbed surrounded by mesquite brushland; and four sites in Tom Green, Runnels and Coke counties, consisting of rip-rap boulder dams surrounded by mesquite brushland.
We tested the procedure of force-feeding radiotransmitters to collared lizards Crotaphytus collaris.
occidentalis (Schall et al., 2000), or collared lizards (Crotaphytus collaris; Curtis and Baird, 2008).