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- Tao, Xiaqiu, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of arid environments 2018 v.157 pp. 22-26
- Phrynocephalus; color; dry environmental conditions; habitats; light intensity; lizards; mimicry (behavior); predation; reproductive success; risk
- ... Body coloration is a functional adaptation that increases reproductive success or decreases the predation risk in animals. To understand the effect of light and substrate on coloration, we investigated the dorsal gray change in Phrynocephalus helioscopus and Phrynocephalus grumgrzimailoi maintained in habitats with a different light intensity and different substrate. We measured their gray gradien ...