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Studies on embryonic diapause as reproductive strategies in gravid female of garden lizard, Calotes versicolor

Pranav Kumar Pratapa*, Arun Kumara & R.B. Jhab
aP.G. Department of Zoology, B.N. Mandal University, Madhepura, Bihar, India
bR.M. College, Saharsa, Bihar, India
Received : 19th June, 2018 ; Revised :14thAugust, 2018

Abstract: Embryonic dipause is one of the several exciting strategies in reproduction in female garden lizard, Calotes versicolor. The most important feature of this strategies is regulatory delay in the embryonic development of gravid female thereby preventing oviposition. The mechanism has been carefully studied by observing the time & body temperature dependent various stages of embryonic development in the test animal during the laboratory rearing of the lizard in 2015.

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