Habitat use, daily activity periods, and thermal ecology of Ameiva ameiva (Squamata: Teiidae) in a caatinga area of northeastern Brazil

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Eliza M. X. Freire ; Jaqueiuto S. Jorge ; Leonardo B. Ribeiro ; Raul F. D. Sales (2011)
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
  • Journal: Phyllomedusa: Journal of Herpetology (issn: 1519-1397)
  • Subject: abundance | body size | ontogeny | seasonality | thermoregulation | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

We studied the use of spatial, temporal, and thermal resources by the Neotropical lizard Ameiva ameiva during rainy and dry seasons in a caatinga (xerophilous open forests) environment in northeasternBrazil. Lizards used the vegetation habitats and microhabitats in the ... View more
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