Life History and Ecology of the Five-Lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus
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Life History and Ecology of the Five-Lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus

By Henry S. (Henry Sheldon) Fitch
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  • Life History and Ecology of the Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus
    • HENRY S. FITCH
  • LIFE HISTORY AND ECOLOGY OF THE FIVE-LINED SKINK, EUMECES FASCIATUS
    • Henry S. Fitch
    • Introduction
    • Methods
    • Description
    • Relationships
    • Habitat and Limiting Factors
      • Temperature and Moisture Relations
      • Geographic Range and the Deciduous Forest Habitat
      • Effect of Climatic Factors
      • Habitat in Northeastern Kansas
      • Study Areas
    • Temperature and Moisture Relations
    • Geographic Range and the Deciduous Forest Habitat
    • Effect of Climatic Factors
    • Habitat in Northeastern Kansas
    • Study Areas
    • The Annual Cycle of Reproduction and Growth
      • Seasonal Occurrence
      • Sexual Cycles and Behavior
    • Seasonal Occurrence
    • Sexual Cycles and Behavior
    • PLATE 1
    • PLATE 2
      • Fighting
      • Eggs
      • Brooding
      • Hatchlings
      • Growth
      • Changes in Pattern
      • Growth and Regeneration of the Tail
    • Fighting
    • Eggs
    • Brooding
    • Hatchlings
    • Growth
    • Changes in Pattern
    • Growth and Regeneration of the Tail
    • Movements
      • Adult Males
      • Adult Females
      • Young
    • Adult Males
    • Adult Females
    • Young
    • Food Habits
    • Predation and Parasitism
      • Escape Reactions
      • Natural Enemies
      • Parasites
    • Escape Reactions
    • Natural Enemies
    • Parasites
    • Population
      • Composition
      • Density
    • Composition
    • Density
    • Summary
    • LITERATURE CITED
    • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS PUBLICATIONS MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
    • Transcriber’s Notes
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