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Lizard Ecology

Studies of a Model Organism

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674183384

Publication Date: 06/28/1983

501 pages



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    • Introduction [Raymond B. Huey, Eric R. Pianka, and Thomas W. Schoener]
  • I. Physiological Ecology
    • Overview [William R. Dawson]
    • 1. Ecological Consequences of Activity Metabolism [Albert F. Bennett]
    • 2. Ecological Energetics [Kenneth A. Nagy]
    • 3. Biophysical Analyses of Energetics, Time–Space Utilization, and Distributional Limits [Warren P. Porter and C. Richard Tracy]
    • 4. Lizard Malaria: Parasite–Host Ecology [Jos. J. Schall]
  • II. Behavioral Ecology
    • Overview [Rodolfo Ruibal]
    • 5. The Adaptive Zone and Behavior of Lizards [Philip J. Regal]
    • 6. A Review of Lizard Chemoreception [Carol A. Simon]
    • 7. Food Availability and Territorial Establishment of Juvenile Sceloporus undulatus [Gary W. Ferguson, John L. Hughes, and Kent L. Brown]
    • 8. Fitness, Home-Range Quality, and Aggression in Uta stansburiana [Stanley F. Fox]
    • 9. Sexual Selection, Sexual Dimorphism, and Territoriality [Judy A. Stamps]
    • 10. Psychobiology of Parthenogenesis [David Crews, Jill E. Gustafson, and Richard R. Tokarz]
  • III. Population and Community Ecology
    • Overview [Thomas W. Schoener]
    • 11. Life-History Variations [Royce E. Ballinger]
    • 12. Realized Niche Overlap, Resource Abundance, and Intensity of Interspecific Competition [Arthur E. Dunham]
    • 13. Temporal Separation of Activity and Interspecific Dietary Overlap [Raymond B. Huey and Eric R. Pianka]
      • Appendix: Monte Carlo Analyses in Ecology [Stuart L. Pimm]
    • 14. Sympatry and Size Similarity in Cnemidophorus [Ted J. Case]
    • 15. Ecomorphs, Faunas, Island Size, and Diverse End Points in Island Radiations of Anolis [Ernest E. Williams]
    • 16. Coevolutionary Theory and the Biogeography and Community Structure of Anolis [Jonathan Roughgarden, David Heckel, and Eduardo R. Fuentes]
    • Conclusion: Lizard Ecology, Viewed at a Short Distance [Peter R. Grant]
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Index

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