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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (20): jeb244551.
Published: 17 October 2022
... of biomechanical properties of temporal osteoderms in 11 lizard species reveals significant differences in stiffness between taxa, reflecting differences in microstructure and macrostructure and, likely, in function. Bone Functional morphology Squamata Osteoderms Stiffness Strain gauges Human...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (5): jeb234831.
Published: 11 March 2021
... Burbrink , F. T. , Grazziotin , F. G. , Pyron , R. A. , Cundall , D. , Donnellan , S. , Irish , F. , Keogh , J. S. , Kraus , F. , Murphy , R. W. , Noonan , B. et al. ( 2020 ). Interrogating genomic-scale data for Squamata (lizards, snakes, and amphisbaenians...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (22): jeb189449.
Published: 16 November 2018
... to green iguanas, where ventilation is dominated by the true ribs. Varanus Respiration Trunk Squamata Costal movement What is the relationship between the design of the lung and the trunk in vertebrates? The use of costal inspiration and expiration is likely to be the basal condition...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (14): jeb175661.
Published: 30 July 2018
.... Fossorial Gymnophthalmidae Metabolism Nocturnal Squamata Temperature Shifts in ecological niches likely affect the thermal regimes experienced by organisms ( Huey et al., 1989 ; Meiri et al., 2013 ) and are of particular relevance for vertebrate ectotherms, as temperature strongly influences...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (3): 404–411.
Published: 1 February 2016
... axis. In amniotes with double-headed ribs, rib motion is constrained primarily to one degree-of-freedom (DOF) rotation about an axis connecting the two rib articulations. However, in Squamata, the ribs are single headed and the hemispherical costovertebral joints permit rotations with three DOF...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (19): 3087–3092.
Published: 1 October 2002
..., particularly by claiming that snakes are either deaf or can hear only groundborne vibrations. acoustic communication reptilia squamata hearing behaviour western diamondback rattlesnake Crotalus atrox © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 27 6 2002 * Author...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (5): 661–665.
Published: 1 March 2002
... ) to exaggerated prey capture responses (e.g. Shivik et al., 2000 ). feeding prey capture Reptilia squamata audition behaviour Saharan sand viper Cerastes cerastes. © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 10 12 2001 *e-mail: youngab@lafayette.edu ...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (24): 4345–4351.
Published: 15 December 2001
..., the duration of venom flow, maximum venom flow rate and total venom volume were all significantly lower in predatory than in defensive strikes. *e-mail: youngab@lafayette.edu 28 9 2001 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2001 2001 feeding prey capture Reptilia squamata functional...