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dewlap

(do͞o′lăp′, dyo͞o′-)
n.
1. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of certain animals.
2. A pendulous part similar to this, such as the wattle of a bird.
3. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of a person.
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Rhipicephalus Body region Amblyomma (Boophilus) Hyalomma +ve (counted) +ve (counted) +ve (counted) Dewlap 31 (234) 26 (174) 19 (163) Udder 28 (226) 17 (114) 9 (35) Scrotum 22 (157) -- 6 (31) Anal region, -- 20 (131) 7 (14) under, tail Sternum 18 (91) 19 (121) 15 (146) Ear -- -- -- Total 99 (708) 82 (540) 56 (389) Body region Rhipicephalus Total +ve (counted) +ve (counted) Dewlap 2 (7) 78 (578) Udder 3 (9) 57 (384) Scrotum 2 (8) 30 (196) Anal region, 25 (194) 52 (339) under, tail Sternum 3 (11) 55 (369) Ear 19 (158) 19 (158) Total 54 (387) 291 (2024) Table 4: Questionnaire data representing the question items and respondents response.
According to them, the fact that the lizards responded to the atypical, but eye-catching, dewlap extensions confirmed the hypothesis that any high-speed movement at the onset of a display could function as an effective alert.
He still had his full winter color, with a huge dewlap, so he was spectacular no matter what kind of horns he had.
Among the five anole lizards they investigated, the three that live in open, sunny areas had dewlaps that reflected UV light.
Likewise, lizards such as this Anolis cristatellus (bottom, right) gesture, unfolding a throat fan - called a dewlap - to communicate.
Relative Shape of Dewlap. Double crescent had larger frequency (22%) while squarish, descending, and flaring type of dewlap shape had fairly equal proportions.
With maturity, the doe in many breeds may have a pronounced dewlap. The dewlap is rarely seen in bucks (Figure 5-7).