arenicolous


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arenicolous

(ăr′ə-nĭk′ə-ləs)
adj.
Growing, living, or burrowing in sand: an arenicolous lizard.
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Members of the consobrinus exerge are relatively small, their dorsolateral light stripes tend to be bright, dorsal spotting is usually present in both sexes except in the bleached, arenicolous taxa, and all are terrestrially cursorial.
Water and electrolyte metabolism in the arenicolous lizard, Uma notata notata.