TechV- Lizards (A&P).txt

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  1. what order do lizards belong to?
    squamata
  2. what suborder do lizards belong to?
    saurians
  3. lizards are the highmark of ___ among reptiles
    diversity
  4. there are over ____ species in existance
    3800
  5. what are the 5 common pet lizards?
    GGBCG
    • green iguana
    • green anole
    • bearded dragon
    • chameleon
    • gecko
  6. lizard scales are shed in ____
    patches
  7. skin contains few ___ and it has no ___ function
    • glands
    • respiratory
  8. what do lizard do to their shed
    eat it!
  9. what are the scales that reflect certain colors of the light spectrum?
    they are commonly found on the ___ and ___ spp.
    • chromatophores
    • Chamaelea
    • Anolis
  10. what is the fx of chromatophores?
    communication
  11. what is the term for shedding limbs/extremities?
    what spp commonly does this?
    • autotomy
    • geckos
  12. what are the 2 types of teeth lizards can have?
    AP
    • acrodont
    • pleurodont
  13. acrodont-
    not replaced as they are shed
  14. pleurodont-
    replaced throughout life
  15. ____ are zygodactylous
    (toes are fused into a claw like foot)
    chamaeleo
  16. most lizards have ___ ears, chameleons dont
    external
  17. the majority of lizards have ___ eyelids, geckos do not
    movable
  18. what 2 reptiles have a bladder?
    • turtles
    • lizards
  19. what is the term for legless lizards?
    apodal
  20. what is the one spp that is bipedal?
    basilisks
  21. what spp has a prehensile tail?
    chameleon
  22. lizards have a ___ chambered heart
    3
  23. lizards do not have a ____
    diaphragm
  24. respiration is achieved by ___ movement
    intercostal
  25. what kind of tongue indicates a herbivore?
    fleshy large
  26. what kind of tongue indicates a carnivore?
    forked
  27. what is the term for having uric acid as the primary waste?
    uricotelic
  28. do lizards have a RPS? does it affect injections?
    • yes
    • yes
  29. do lizards have a hemipene?
    yes
  30. does cloacal probing work?
    no
  31. do females have a uterus?
    no
  32. fertilization occurs ____
    internally
  33. is sexual dimorphism seen in lizards?
    yes!
  34. what is the term for asexual repro?
    parthogenesis
  35. what is unique with parthenogenesis?
    the sex of the offspring can be chosen
  36. some lizards have the ___ organ, chameleons do not
    big suprise
    jacobsons organ
  37. blepharitis-
    infl. of eyelids
  38. parietal eye-
    3rd eye on the top of head to sense light and temp
  39. what are the 2 uses for the parietal eye?
    • thermoregulation
    • hormone production
  40. iris is  ____
    voluntary
  41. insectivores, herbivores, and omnivores require ___ ___ ___
    B-band UV light
  42. chameleons require their environment to be ___ as a water source
    misted
  43. carnivorous spp. dont require UV light, but eat ___
    pinkies
  44. an insectivores ideal meal is ____
    crickets

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