Contributions to Zoology, 81 (4) – 2012

Patterns of phenotypic variation reveal substantial differentiation in sexual dimorphism of three Psammodromus (Squamata, Lacertidae) species

Luis M. San-Jose1,2,3,5, Virginia Gonzalez-Jimena2,3, Patrick S. Fitze1,2,3,4

1.  University of Lausanne, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

2.  Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (MNCN-CSIC), Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain

3.  Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología (IPE-CSIC), Nuestra Señora de la Victoria s/n, 20700 Jaca, Spain

4.  Fundación Araid, Edificio Pignatelli, Paseo María Agustín 36, 50004 Zaragoza, Spain

5. luis.sanjosegarcia@unil.ch

Keywords: colourationPsammodromus edwardsianus Psammodromus hispanicus Psammodromus occidentalissexual dimorphism.