volume 48, issue 2, P151-153 2018
DOI: 10.1590/1809-4392201704021
View full text
|
|
Share

Abstract: ABSTRACTDeath-feigning behaviour occurs when the animal simulates a state of immobility. This behaviour is described for some lizard families, among them the family Gymnophthalmidae with only one record. Iphisa elegans is a diurnal and terrestrial Amazonian lizard, it has cryptic behavior and moves rapidly on the ground, hindering observations of its behavior. We report a case at the Comodoro Municipality, Mato Grosso State, Brazil: an adult male of I. elegans, when manipulated, turned its venter up and put i…

Expand abstract

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance

Citation Types

0
0
0

Paper Sections

0
0
0
0
0

Publication Types

0
0
0
0

Relationship

0
0

Authors

Journals