2 edition of Some lizard-habitat relationships in the Northern Great Basin found in the catalog.
Some lizard-habitat relationships in the Northern Great Basin
Margaret Anne Rostker
Written in English
|Statement||by Margaret Anne Rostker.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| 29 leaves, bound :|
|Number of Pages||29|
something of our current understanding of Great Basin prehistory, at the same time illustrating some of the more productive research strategies and techniques, old and new, that are currently in use. For a longer and wider perspective on the development of Great Basin archaeology, Cressman's new Prehistory of the Far West should be consulted (14). Density of sheep in the northern Great Basin was estimated at animals per square mile (Griffiths ). By , there were reportedly 8 million sheep just in the National Forests, declining to million by (Wagner ).
With the Rockies to the east and the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges to the west, the Great Basin Desert covers some , square miles. The landscape includes hundreds of mountain. This could explain why Lyme disease is less common in California than it is in some areas such as the Northeastern states, where it is epidemic. More Information Sean Kelly found this juvenile Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnake eating a Great Basin Fence Lizard .
Native Americans in the Great Basin concentrated on scratching for survival in a barren land. Their uncanny survival skills could have been used by the Mormons in , when drought and pestilence nearly destroyed the pioneers' first crops and famine seriously threatened their survival. The tubenose goby (Proterorhinus semilunaris) entered the Great Lakes in the s via ballast water, but remains poorly studied within North America,.
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Attribute Name Values; Creator: Rostker, Margaret Anne; Abstract: Five sympatric species of desert lizards (leopard lizards (Garnbelia wizlizeni), sagebrush lizards (Sceloporus graciosus), side-blotched.
lizards (Uta stansburiana), desert horned lizards (Phrynosoma platyrhinos), and Western whiptails (Cnemidophorus tigris)) were studied in June and July of and in northern Nevada on. Some lizard-habitat relationships in the Northern Great Basin. Abstract.
Graduation date: Five sympatric species of desert lizards (leopard lizards (Garnbelia wizlizeni), sagebrush lizards (Sceloporus graciosus), side-blotched. lizards (Uta stansburiana), desert horned lizards\ud (Phrynosoma platyrhinos), and Western whiptails. The Great Basin collared lizard (Crotaphytus bicinctores), also known commonly as the desert collared lizard or the Mojave black-collared lizard, is a species of lizard in the family species is endemic to the Western United is very similar to the common collared lizard, Crotaphytus collaris, in shape and size, but it lacks the bright extravagant : Crotaphytidae.
Range: Great Basin, Mojave, and Sonoran deserts. Habitat: Found in open bajada and basin shadscale/greasewood habitats, below 5, feet. Nocturnal. Wandering gartersnake (Thamnophis elegans) Unique Characteristics: Only aquatic reptile in the area.
Range: Northern Great Basin. Habitat: Abundant in riparian and spring habitats, be feet. GREAT BASIN COLLARED LIZARD Crotaphytus bicinctores: DESCRIPTION: A medium-sized (up to mm or " from snout to vent), plump-bodied lizard with a large head and two distinct, black collar markings on the neck.
On males the front collar completely encircles the neck. Coloration is usually gray-brown with faint, soft-edged, yellow or orange crossbands.
Noteworthy flea records from Utah, Nevada, and Oregon. Great Basin Naturalist 48(4) Frantz, T.C. Surveys of watersheds in the south Snake Range () with emphasis on fisheries.
unpublished reports from Nevada Fish and Game Commission; Carson City, NV. Grayson, D.K. The desert's past: A natural prehistory of the Great. Great Basin Indian, member of any of the indigenous North American peoples inhabiting the traditional culture area comprising almost all of the present-day states of Utah and Nevada as well as substantial portions of Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, and Colorado and smaller portions of Arizona, Montana, and California.
Great Basin topography includes many small basin and range systems and parts of the. The Great Basin region, with its history of drought and (relative) abundance, has much to teach us as we enter a time of rapid climate change.
Residents of Reno, Las Vegas, and Salt Lake City would do well to read this book, and consider these lessons. Read more. 5 people found this s: Widespread extension due to rapid collapse of the Nevadaplano began at ca.
17–16 Ma across the northern Great Basin. Coeval with this event was compositionally bimodal basalt-rhyolite volcanism that is often attributed to the inception of the Yellowstone hotspot.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western can also be described as a northern subcontinent of the Americas, or America, in models that use fewer than seven continents.
It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by. Great Basin Collared Lizard habitat in the intermountain northwest has been qualitatively characterized as dry rocky-washes, boulder-strewn hillsides, rock piles, and talus slopes where vegetation is sparse.
To provide a quantitative description of Great Basin Collared Lizard habitat, I examined habitat relationships at three spatial scales for Great Basin Collared Lizard use sites and random. Description: Size: - 4 3/8 inches long ( - cm) excluding tail.
The tail is often twice the length of the body. Appearance: A large lizard with a broad-head, a narrow-neck with a pair of black bands, large rear legs, and a long thick tail.
The trend of feeder dike swarms for the Columbia River Basalt is parallel to the coeval Northern Nevada Rift (Zoback et al., ) of the Great Basin to the south, a coincidence that argues for similar mid-Miocene stress orientations throughout the backarc region from the Pacific Northwest down into the Great Basin.
Discover some of the people who live in the Great Basin, such as Native Americans and cowboys. And finally, check out the amazing night skies above the Great Basin. Along with some information and a fun fact about each of the 18 topics in the book, there is also a kid-friendly activity.
Plains Indian, member of any of the Native American peoples inhabiting the Great Plains of the United States and Canada. This culture area comprises a vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains and from present-day provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada through the present-day state of Texas in the United States.
The area is drained principally by the. In my previous two-part article titled " The Exceptional Cuban Underwater City," I argued that the existence of a city at a depth of over 2, feet ( meters) below sea level off the coast of Cuba could be explained by the Caribbean Basin having been dry and habitable when the city was built.
Toward the end of the second part of the article, I suggested that the Taino flood myth describing. Some of these, such as the Great Basin, are not single drainage basins but collections of separate, adjacent closed basins.
In endorheic bodies of standing water where evaporation is the primary means of water loss, the water is typically more saline than the oceans.
An extreme example of this is. General sample sites of Phrynosoma platyrhinos species complex (P. goodei are represented in localities 7, 13–17, and and P.
platyrhinos from Yuma Proving Grounds in locality 2). Grey shadings represent the three main ecoregions of interest: Mojave Desert, Sonoran Desert, and the Great Basin (Olson et al. ).Pink and red circles represent localities above and below 5, feet.
Nonetheless, the LSC record is consistent with other northerly records that strongly suggest that a hydroclimatic dipole between the northern Great Basin and the southern Great Basin/desert southwest regions persists during the D-O cycles of MIS 3 and 2 and indicates that LSC is situated on the northern side of this precipitation dipole (Fig.
7A). The Santa Ana winds are strong, extremely dry downslope winds that originate inland and affect coastal Southern California and northern Baja originate from cool, dry high-pressure air masses in the Great Basin. Santa Ana winds are known for the hot, dry weather that they bring in autumn (often the hottest of the year), but they can also arise at other times of the year.
Reichel, J.D. Amphibian, reptile and northern bog lemming survey on the Rocky Mountain Front: Montana Natural Heritage Program, Helena, MT. 81 p. Reynolds, T.D. Response of reptiles populations to different land management practices on the Idaho national engineering laboratory site.
Great Basin Naturalist 39(3): The history of the Great Basin assures us that this lake will be brim-full again -- in a thousand, or 10, years. But that is cold comfort for the hot days ahead.The Great Basin Restoration Initiative (GBRI) has assisted in preparing some draft guidance to address potential effects of climate change in several Great Basin Land Use Plans.
The Ely, Nevada, Resource Management Plan currently underway now includes a landscape .