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Title Texas lizards : a field guide / Troy D. Hibbitts and Toby J. Hibbitts.
Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015.


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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource
Series Texas Natural History Guides
Texas natural history guides.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Lizards -- Texas -- Identification.
Genre Guidebooks.
Identification guides.
Field guides.
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- What Is a Lizard? -- Natural History -- Activity and Seasonality -- Reproduction -- Behavior -- Conservation -- Texas Biogeography and Landforms -- Habitat Loss -- Pollution -- Climate Change -- Introduced Species -- Observing and Collecting Lizards -- Observing Lizards -- Photographing Lizards -- Collecting Lizards -- Legal Aspects of Collecting Lizards -- Permits and Collecting Lizards in Texas -- Threatened, Endangered, or Protected Nongame Species -- Maintenance of Lizards
Maintaining Lizards in CaptivityCreating Lizard Habitat -- Handling Lizards -- Museum and Preserved Lizard Specimens -- Scientific and Common Names -- Dichotomous Key to Texas Lizards -- Dichotomous Keys -- Key to Texas Lizards -- Systematic Accounts -- Order Squamata, Suborder Iguania -- Family Crotaphytidae -- Eastern Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus collaris) -- Reticulate Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus reticulatus) -- Long-nosed Leopard Lizard (Gambelia wislizenii) -- Family Iguanidae -- Mexican Spiny-tailed Iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata)
Family PhrynosomatidaeGreater Earless Lizard (Cophosaurus texanus) -- Spot-tailed Earless Lizard (Holbrookia lacerata) -- Lesser Earless Lizard (Holbrookia maculata) -- Keeled Earless Lizard (Holbrookia propinqua) -- Texas Horned LizardPhrynosoma cornutum -- Greater Short-horned Lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi) -- Round-tailed Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma modestum) -- Common Side-blotched Lizard (Uta stansburiana) -- Ornate Tree Lizard (Urosaurus ornatus) -- Rose-bellied Lizard (Sceloporus variabilis) -- Canyon Lizard (Sceloporus merriami)
Mesquite Lizard (Sceloporus grammicus)Dunes Sagebrush Lizard (Sceloporus arenicolus) -- Eastern Fence Lizard complex (Sceloporus undulatus complex) -- Texas Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus olivaceus) -- Desert Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus magister) -- Blue Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus cyanogenys) -- Crevice Spiny LizardSceloporus poinsetti -- Family Polychrotidae -- Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) -- Brown Anole (Anolis sagrei) -- Order Squamata, Suborder Scleroglossa -- Infraorder Gekkota -- Family Eublepharidae -- Texas Banded Gecko (Coleonyx brevis)
Reticulated Gecko (Coleonyx reticulatus)Family Gekkonidae -- Rough-tailed Gecko (Cyrtopodion scabrum) -- Common House Gecko (Hemidactylus frenatus) -- Indo-Pacifi c House Gecko (Hemidactylus garnoti) -- Mediterranean Gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus) -- Infraorder Scincomorpha -- Family Scincidae -- Coal Skink (Plestiodon anthracinus) -- Prairie Skink (Plestiodon septentrionalis) -- Four-lined Skink (Plestiodon tetragrammus) -- Five-lined Skink (Plestiodon fasciatus) -- Broad-headed Skink (Plestiodon laticeps) -- Many-lined Skink (Plestiodon multivirgatus)
Other Author Hibbitts, Toby J.
Other Title Print version: Hibbitts, Troy D., 1970- Texas lizards. First edition 9780292759343