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Discrimination of prey, but not plant, chemicals by actively foraging, insectivorous lizards, the lacertid Takydromus sexlineatus and the teiid Cnemidophorus gularis






Journal of Chemical Ecology 26(7): 1623-1634

Discrimination of prey, but not plant, chemicals by actively foraging, insectivorous lizards, the lacertid Takydromus sexlineatus and the teiid Cnemidophorus gularis

We studied chemosensory responses to chemicals from prey and palatable plants in two species of actively foraging, insectivorous lizards. Both the lacertid Takydromus sexlineatus and the teiid Cnemidophorus gularis exhibited strong responses to prey chemicals, but not to plant chemicals.

Accession: 003408198

DOI: 10.1023/a:1005534828701

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