Lizards of Patagonia: Diversity, Systematics, Biogeography and Biology of the Reptiles at the End of the World

October 31, 2020
Lizards of Patagonia: Diversity, Systematics, Biogeography and Biology of the Reptiles at the End of the World

This book presents a critical and integrated review of lizardsfrom Patagonia. It summarizes the region’s geomorphological historyand climatic aspects, which makes it possible to interpret, from anevolutionary perspective, the latest findings on the variousnatural history aspects of its lizard fauna. As such, the book willappeal to all researchers and professionals specialized in lizardecology and evolution.This is the first major review in this field in the last twodecades. It identifies general patterns in several co-distributedlizard species, which are one of the most important taxa in desertregions, and whose population dynamics are indicative of climatechange.