Lacerta

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  • Info Lacerta is one of the 88 modern constellations defined by the International Astronomical Union. more...
  • Lacerta received one battle star for World War II service.
  • For decades this species has been regarded as belonging to the genus Lacerta.
  • The group includes the genus Lacerta, which contains some of the most commonly seen lizard species in Europe.
  • Its members look very similar to lizards of the genus Lacerta, to which they were considered to belong until the 1970s.
  • The name was contributed by Japan and is the Japanese word for Lacerta or lizard.
  • It is located 453 light years away from Earth in the constellation Lacerta.
  • It was formed from stars of what is today the constellations Lacerta and western Andromeda.
  • That very year parthenogenesis was confirmed in the genus Lacerta of the family Lacertidae.
  • Lacerta bilineata reach an average length (excluding tail) of about, with a maximum of, including tail.
  • Neither have that rapid movement, so characteristic of the genera Lacerta and Iguana. Cited from The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin
  • There are at least eight parthenogenetic species of Caucasian rock lizard in the genus Lacerta.
  • MHC-mediated mate choice has also been shown to exist in Swedish sand lizards, Lacerta agilis.
  • It was classified in the same genus as the morphologically similar sand lizard (Lacerta agilis) until recently.
  • ADS 16402 is a binary star system, composed of two sun-like stars located 450 light-years away in the constellation Lacerta.
  • It preys upon small lizards such as geckos and lizards of the genus Lacerta.
  • This genus is unique in containing the only known monoclonal parthenogenetic species, Lacerta rostombekovi, where the entire species originates from a single hybridization event.
  • Its name is due to the fact the first specimen was collected from Lizard Island: lacerta being Latin for "lizard".
  • As true parthenotes, Lacerta do not require stimulation from male sperm to reproduce.
  • ADS 16402 is a binary star system in Lacerta, around which a planet orbits with some unusual properties.
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  • noun Type genus of the lacertidae