Reproductive and fat body cycles in the male lizard, Sceloporus undulatus, from Alabama, with comparisons of geographic variation.

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  • The height of the breeding season (spermiogenesis and spermiation) occurred from March-May. Fat body masses increased in fall and decreased in spring soon after emergence from brumation. Loss of this stored energy is likely correlated with spring territorial and reproductive activities. -from Authors
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  • McKinney RB; Marion KR
  • Start Page

  • 208
  • End Page

  • 217
  • Volume

  • 19
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  • 2