BooksEcology

Reflections on Lizard Diversity

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  10 Oct 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5643, pp. 230-231
DOI: 10.1126/science.1089598

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Summary

Lizards Windows to the Evolution of Diversity. by Eric R.Pianka and Laurie J. Vitt. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2003. 347 pp. $45, £29.95. ISBN 0-520-23401-4. Organisms and the Environment.

Pianka and Vitt's comprehensive introduction to the diversity of lizards highlights the reptiles' adaptations and their potential as model organisms for evolutionary and ecological studies.