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Odendaal, F.J. 1979. Notes on the adaptive ecology and behaviour of four species of Rhoptropus (gekkonidae) from the Namib Desert with special reference to a thermoregulatory mechanism employed by Rhoptropus afer. Madoqua, II(3): 255-260


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Notes on the adaptive ecology and behaviour of four species of Rhoptropus (gekkonidae) from the Namib Desert with special reference to a thermoregulatory mechanism employed by Rhoptropus afer.

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Notes on the adaptive ecology and behaviour of four species of Rhoptropus (gekkonidae) from the Namib Desert with special reference to a thermoregulatory mechanism employed by Rhoptropus afer.

Year: 1979

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