Great Basin Naturalist


Side-blotched lizards. Uta stansburiana, were marked and recaptured on a study plot near Anapra. Dona Ana County, New Mexico, during the summer of 1971. The density in July was estimated to be 20.3 individuals per acre (50.2 per hectare). The home range size for males averaged 0.254 acres and for females, 0.097 acres. Males 48–53 mm s–v increased 0.034 mm/day in s–v length and 0.067 mm/day in tail length from middle July to early September. Females 41.5–46 mm s–v increased 0.028 mm/day in s–v length and 0.058 mm/day in tail length during the same period.