Interspecific Differences in Metabolic Rate and Metabolic Temperature Sensitivity Create Distinct Thermal Ecological Niches in Lizards (Plestiodon)

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This article examines three congeneric lizards from the southeastern United States (Plestiodon fasciatus, P. inexpectatus, and P. laticeps) and hypothesizes that interspecific differences in metabolic temperature sensitivity locally segregates them across their total range.

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Watson, Charles M. & Burggren, Warren W. October 19, 2016.

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This article examines three congeneric lizards from the southeastern United States (Plestiodon fasciatus, P. inexpectatus, and P. laticeps) and hypothesizes that interspecific differences in metabolic temperature sensitivity locally segregates them across their total range.

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  • PLoS One, 2016. San Francisco, CA: Public Library of Science

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  • Publication Title: PLoS One
  • Volume: 11
  • Issue: 10
  • Pages: 1-14
  • Peer Reviewed: Yes

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Watson, Charles M. & Burggren, Warren W. Interspecific Differences in Metabolic Rate and Metabolic Temperature Sensitivity Create Distinct Thermal Ecological Niches in Lizards (Plestiodon), article, October 19, 2016; San Francisco, CA. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc919596/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Arts and Sciences.