Varanus acanthurus (Spiny-tailed Monitor Lizard). Communal nesting, and commensalism.

J. Sean Doody, Simon Clulow, Colin R. McHenry, Michael Brown, Gary Vas, Gordan Canning

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The article focuses on a study which describes the communal and deep nesting in Varanus acanthurus, a spiny-tailed monitor lizard, from a Sand Monitor or Varanus gouldii nesting warren in tropical Western Australia. Other information about the nesting biology, reproduction, and commensalism of monitor lizards is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203
Number of pages1
JournalHerpetological Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes


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