Photoperiodic Response of Female Fringe-Toed Lizards

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Science  29 Dec 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3496, pp. 2104-2105
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3496.2104


Uma notata females were held over the winter under 24 hours of light per day. These animals laid from two to four clutches of eggs, with 4 to 7 weeks between clutches. Clutches contained two to four eggs. Additional light is believed to be more important than heat in causing this response.