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1 October 2007 Habitat use and movement patterns in the graceful crag lizard, Pseudocordylus capensis
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We characterized the habitat use and movement patterns of adult male, adult female and juvenile Pseudocordylus capensis, a diurnal, rock-dwelling, insectivorous lizard. Rock use was vertically stratified: males spent most of their time at local high points, females at mid-level on the rocks, and juveniles were typically in the lower regions. Movement patterns varied with demographic class as well: juveniles moved more frequently and spent a greater proportion of their time in motion than did adults, and the number of moves of different durations varied among the classes. Finally, juveniles scanned their surroundings and appeared to feed more frequently than adults.

Douglas A. Eifler, Maria A. Eifler, and Erin N. Eifler "Habitat use and movement patterns in the graceful crag lizard, Pseudocordylus capensis," African Zoology 42(2), 152-157, (1 October 2007). https://doi.org/10.3377/1562-7020(2007)42[152:HUAMPI]2.0.CO;2
Received: 1 June 2006; Accepted: 13 December 2006; Published: 1 October 2007
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