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Table Of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction and Methods
The Interplay between Ecological and Phylogenetic Causation
Definitions
Size Estimation
Analytical Methods

Chapter 2. What Are Lizards?
Composition
Morphology
Sexually Differing Traits
Geography
Activity
Reproduction
Diet
Populations
The Modal Lizard

Chapter 3. Linkages
Methods Unique to This Chapter
Mass
Morphology
Sexual Size Dimorphism
Color
Diet
Foraging
Time of Day (Diel Activity)
Predator Concealment Tactics
Microhabitat
Reproduction Allocation
Islands
Longevity
Population Density/Biomass
Introductions
Imperiled Lizards
Next Steps

Chapter 4. Ecological Business Models
Crack Hermit
Diurnal Canopy Walker
Giant Herbivore
Glider
Ground-foraging Tree Lizard
Immobility Expert
Litter Cryptozoid
Nocturnal Canopy Walker
Nocturnal Ground Lizard
Refugia-anchored Diurnal Ground Lizard
Sand Shark
Subterranean Forager
Trunk/Wall Lizard
Wide-ranging Chemosensor
Overview of Ecological Business Models

Chapter 5. Taxon Accounts
(alphabetical by family or genus name; use index to search by English name)
A (Ablepharus to Australolacerta)
B (Bachia to Bunopus)
C (Cadeidae and Cadea to Cyrtopodion)
D (Dactylocnemis to Dryadosaura)
E (Ebenavia to Exila)
F (Feylinia to Furcifer)
G (Gallotia to Gymnophthalmus)
H (Haackgreerius to Hypsilurus)
I (Iberolacerta to Isopachys)
J (Janetaescincus to Jarujinia)
K (Kaestlea to Kolekanos)
L (Lacerta to Lyriocephalus)
M (Mabuya to Morunasaurus)
N (Nactus to Nucras)
O (Oedodera to Ouroborus)
P (Pachycalamus to Pygopus)
Q (Quedenfeldtia)
R (Ramigekko to Rondonops)
S (Saara to Strophurus)
T (Tachygyia to Tytthoscincus)
U (Uma to Uvidicolus)
V (Vanzosaura to Voeltzkowia)
W (Woodworthia)
X (Xantusia to Xenosauridae and Xenosaurus)
Z (Zonosaurus to Zygaspis)

Acknowledgments
Appendices
A. Database Fields and Comments on Their Tabulation
B. Methods for Quantifying Lizard Sizes
C. Standards for Qualification of Absolute Population Densities
Literature Cited
Index