WFC50_week 4_species list

WFC50_week 4_species list - Geococcyx californianus )...

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WFC 50 – Winter 2008 Deserts Lab #4 Possible thought provoking questions 1) Is this species an endurer, evader, or an evaporator? 2) What are the adaptations that would allow this species to live in an arid environment? Mammals: Antelope ground squirrel ( Ammospermophilus leucurus ) Long-tailed pocket mouse ( Perognathus formosus ) Desert kangaroo rat ( Dipodomys deserti ) Desert woodrat ( Neotoma lepida ) Bighorn sheep ( Ovis canadensis ) Pronghorn* ( Antilocapra americana ) Pallid bat ( Antrozous pallidus ) Birds: Black-throated sparrow ( Amphispiza bilineata ) Phainopepla ( Phainopepla nitens ) Greater roadrunner (
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Unformatted text preview: Geococcyx californianus ) Common raven ( Corvus corax ) Gambel's quail ( Callipepla gambelii ) Verdin ( Auriparus flaviceps ) Le Conte's thrasher ( Toxostoma lecontei ) Common Poorwill ( Phalaenoptilus nuttallii ) Pinyon Jay ( Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus ) Loggerhead Shrike ( Lanius ludovicianus ) Herps: Gila monster ( Heloderma suspectum ) Mojave Fringe-Toed Lizard ( Uma scoparia ) Desert iguana ( Dipsosaurus dorsalis ) Desert tortoise ( Gopherus agissizi ) Sidewinder ( Crotalus cerastes ) Fish: Desert pupfish ( Cyprinodon species)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2010 for the course WFC WFC 50 taught by Professor Wfc50 during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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