Introduction to Horned Lizards of North America
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Introduction to Horned Lizards of North America

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ISBN-13:
9780520926752
Seiten:
191
Autor:
Wade C. Sherbrooke
Serie:
64, California Natural History Guides
eBook Typ:
PDF
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

* Features detailed species accounts; gives information on horned lizard biology, ecology, and evolution; and describes the role of these fascinating reptiles in mythology, culture, and art



* Covers the United States, Mexico, and Canada, and includes all species of horned lizards
* Features detailed species accounts; gives information on horned lizard biology, ecology, and evolution; and describes the role of these fascinating reptiles in mythology, culture, and art


* Covers the United States, Mexico, and Canada, and includes all species of horned lizards
Preface

Acknowledgments



INTRODUCTION



Time and a Continent

Origins

Places



Diversity of a Form

Form

Diversity

Identity



Identification Aids

Hypothesized Relationships of Living Species

Flow Diagram for Identification

Photographs to Aid Identification

Map of Distribution



SPECIES ACCOUNTS



Eight Species Found in the United States, Canada, and Mexico

Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum)

Coast Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma coronatum)

Pygmy Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma douglasii)

Short-horned Lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi)

Flat-tail Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma mcallii)

Roundtail Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma modestum)

Desert Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma platyrhinos)

Regal Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma solare)



Five Species Found Only in Mexico

Giant Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma asio)

Short-tail Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma braconnieri)

Rock Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma ditmarsi)

Mexican-plateau Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma orbiculare)

Bull Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma taurus)

Convergence



NATURAL HISTORY



Cycles of Activities

Days and Seasons

Energy and Growth



Enemies and Defense

Lurking Predators

Levels of Defense

Escaping Notice

Defending Oneself



Coming of Generations

Lizard to Lizard

Eggs

Live Births



Of Humans and Lizards

Yesterday

Today

Tomorrow



Selected References

Additional Captions

Index