The Resource Ecology and natural history of desert lizards : analyses of the ecological niche and community structure, by Eric R. Pianka

Ecology and natural history of desert lizards : analyses of the ecological niche and community structure, by Eric R. Pianka

Label
Ecology and natural history of desert lizards : analyses of the ecological niche and community structure
Title
Ecology and natural history of desert lizards
Title remainder
analyses of the ecological niche and community structure
Statement of responsibility
by Eric R. Pianka
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pianka, Eric R
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL666.L2
LC item number
P53 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lizards
  • Desert animals
  • Niche (Ecology)
  • Biotic communities
  • Reptiles
  • Biotic communities
  • Desert animals
  • Lizards
  • Niche (Ecology)
  • Reptiles
Label
Ecology and natural history of desert lizards : analyses of the ecological niche and community structure, by Eric R. Pianka
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [187]-201
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Notes on the line drawings -- Three independently evolved desert-lizard systems -- Productivity, climatic stability, and predictability -- Thermal relations, spatial, and temporal patterns of activity -- Modes of foraging and trophic relations -- Reproductive tactics -- Natural history miscellanea -- Analysis of community structure: theory and methods -- Empirical results: community organization -- Games computers play: pseudo-communities -- Dynamics: an area revisited -- Anatomical correlates of ecology -- Conclusions and prospects for further work -- Appendices: A. Lizard censuses and relative abundance; B. Annual precipitation statistics; C. Microhabitat resource matrices and niche breadths; D. Body temperature statistics; E. Diet summaries and food niche breadths; F. Reproductive statistics; G. Anatomical statistics
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 208 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780691084060
Lccn
85019097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), charts, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)12421573
Label
Ecology and natural history of desert lizards : analyses of the ecological niche and community structure, by Eric R. Pianka
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [187]-201
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Notes on the line drawings -- Three independently evolved desert-lizard systems -- Productivity, climatic stability, and predictability -- Thermal relations, spatial, and temporal patterns of activity -- Modes of foraging and trophic relations -- Reproductive tactics -- Natural history miscellanea -- Analysis of community structure: theory and methods -- Empirical results: community organization -- Games computers play: pseudo-communities -- Dynamics: an area revisited -- Anatomical correlates of ecology -- Conclusions and prospects for further work -- Appendices: A. Lizard censuses and relative abundance; B. Annual precipitation statistics; C. Microhabitat resource matrices and niche breadths; D. Body temperature statistics; E. Diet summaries and food niche breadths; F. Reproductive statistics; G. Anatomical statistics
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 208 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780691084060
Lccn
85019097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), charts, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)12421573

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