Iguana

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A lizard popular in the US as a household pet, which has been linked to severe infections by unusual serotypes of Salmonella—S Wassenaar, S Rubislaw, S serotype IIIa41:z4z23:-S subspp arizonae, S Kintambo and others. Iguanas also bite, sometimes deep enough to require stitches
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Numero total de especies de reptiles por familia registradas para el departamento de Casanare Caeciliidae 27 Bufonidae 4 Teiidae 4 Alligatoridae 3 Amphisbaenidae 3 Dactyloidae 3 Elapidae 3 Gekkonidae 3 Sphaerodactylidae 2 Gymnophthalmidae 2 Leptotypholoptidae 2 Viperidae 2 Anomalepididae 1 Chelidae 1 Iguanidae 1 Podocnemididae 1 Ploychrotidae 1 Scincidae 1 Testudinidae 1 Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico de barra.
Densidad de la iguana cubana (Cyclura nubila nubila Gray, 1831) Squamata: Iguanidae, en Cayo Siju.
southi X Ptychoglossus festae X X Tretioscincus bifasciatus X X Iguanidae Norops auratus X A.
Pough [28] menciona que en la familia iguanidae las especies que pesan menos de 100 g son predominantemente insectivoras; de tal manera que se ha observado que las iguanas del genero Ctenosaura, al eclosionar consumen insectos vivos, probablemente atrapan cualquier cosa que se mueve y que llama su atencion para consumirlo [20]; sin embargo, en este experimento la pupa de mosco ofrecido estaba deshidratado y no estimulaba el consumo por movimiento.
A nivel especifico la interdependencia en Iguanidae de los generos Iguana, Cercosaura, Brachylophus, Conolophus, puede llevar a postular preteritos acontecimientos paleogeograficos.
Abbreviations as shown in Table 2 Species Reference Food Resources Other Plethodon vehiculum Ovaska, 1988 [P] DS HB Family Iguanidae Case, 1978 [P, C] PD Anolis aeneus Stamps, 1973 [P] DS, QN Urosaurus ornatus M'Closkey et al.
New karyotypic data on 15 genera of lizards of the family Iguanidae with a discussion of cytological and taxonomic information.
Viviparity occurs in about 20% of all species (Blackburn 1982), and about 71% of the viviparous species belong to either the lizard families Iguanidae or Scincidae, or the snake families Colubridae or Viperidae.
Many modern families and genera of anurans make their first appearance in North America during the Miocene, including Bufo, Rana, Pelobatidae, and Hylidae, Many families of lizards occur, including Iguanidae (sensu lato), Scincidae, Teiidae, Anguidne, Helodermatidae, Xantusiidae, and Rhineuridae.
Key words: Sauria, Iguanidae, Anolis, new species, Cuba.