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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (12): jeb234427.
Published: 17 June 2021
... scalation phenotypes that are unique to captivity. Lepidosauria Squamata Reptile Water Temperature Scale Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000038 RGPIN-2014-05814 Scales are a ubiquitous feature of wild lepidosaurs...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (5): jeb234831.
Published: 11 March 2021
... measurements and computer-based simulations of the cranial mechanics of two large lizards indicate that similar mechanical behaviour is shared by lizards with distinct cranial architecture, and show the importance of the postorbital bar in resisting the feeding loads. Lepidosauria Squamata Skull...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (22): jeb189449.
Published: 16 November 2018
.... 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 for amniotes ( Brainerd and Owerkowicz, 2006 ), so it is reasonable...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (14): jeb175661.
Published: 30 July 2018
.... Fossorial Gymnophthalmidae Metabolism Nocturnal Squamata Temperature Seven endemic species of Gymnophthalmini lizards ( Pellegrino et al., 2001 ) were collected during two field trips (June 2010 and April 2011) at the sand banks of the São Francisco River in the semi-arid Caatingas of the State...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (3): 404–411.
Published: 01 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 (2013) 216 (17): 3321–3331.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 2013 6 5 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 locomotion biomechanics balance lateral undulation axial squamata Many phylogenetically diverse lineages of animals use axial bending for propulsion ( Gray, 1968 ). However, compared with most other taxa...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (19): 3087–3092.
Published: 01 October 2002
...-mail: youngab@lafayette.edu ) 27 6 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 acoustic communication reptilia squamata hearing behaviour western diamondback rattlesnake Crotalus atrox Recently there has been a growing appreciation of the complexity...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (5): 661–665.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and Kardong, 1996 ), through no apparent effect (e.g. Bonnett et al., 1999 ) 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...
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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...