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  • noun Plural form of agama.


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  • Coming soon: that inconvenient seal, obscure dinosaurs of the Kimmeridge Clay, more on pterosaurs, temnospondyls, and more cryptic intermediates in agamas.

    History writ large at Electric Politics

  • A number of lizard species (skinks, geckos, agamas) are characteristic for the mountain forests, among those Himalayan rock agama (Stellio himalayanus), legless glass lizard (Ophisaurus apodus), Asian snake-eyed skink (Ablepharus pannonicus).

    Gissaro-Alai open woodlands

  • There are ten species of Eremias lizards and eight toad-headed agamas (Phrynocephalus spp.).

    Biological diversity in the mountains of Central Asia

  • Coming eventually: agamas, tupuxuarids, fake Chinese turtles, temnospondyls for beginners, kinglets and the passerine supertree, more on sea snakes, anguids, giant eagles and plethodontids, those lost tree frogs, storks and (one day) rhinogradentians.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Toad-headed agamas, or toad-heads (Phrynocephalus Kaup, 1825), are a mostly desert-dwelling Asian group of agamines, occurring as far east as Mongolia, as far south as southern Arabia and Pakistan, and as far west as Turkey.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Adjacent image shows the nifty threat display used by some toad-headed agamas, on which there is more below ...

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Coming soon … those long-promised posts on agamas, domestic dog origins and rhinogradentians.

    Did ichthyosaurs fly? Probably not, no

  • I might try and finish the late-surviving synapsids thread (see part I here and part II here), but there is also stuff planned on agamas and monkeys.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Plus I did a lot of reading, on rabbits, oystercatchers, agamas, docodonts and monkeys (blogs of past, present and future).

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • The rattle-snakes, too, betook themselves to the burrows, and so did the lizards and agamas.

    The Boy Hunters


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