oa Madoqua - The influence of constant temperatures upon the circadian rhythm of the Namib Desert Dune Lizard Aporosaura anchietae Bocage

Volume 2, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



The ecology of Aporosaura anchietae Bocage was descriptionbed by Louw and Holm (1971). In that paper it was i.a. pointed out that this lizard is strictly diurnal, ultrapsmmaphilous (Koch, 1961) and sand diving, that it is an opportunistic feeder on wind blown grass seeds and small arthropods, and has a Iarge storage capacity for food and water.

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