Food Composition of the Snake-Eyed Lizard, Ophisops elegans Ménétriés, 1832 (Reptilia: Sauria: Lacertidae) from Gökçeada (Imbros), Turkey

Autores: Varol Tok Cemal, Parlak Sultan, Çiçek Kerim


The study presents data on the food composition of the snake-eyed lizard (Ophisops elegans), from Gökçeada (Imbros), Çanakkale, Turkey. A total of 94 preys were determined in the digestive systems of 20 individuals (10 males, 10 females) examined in the study. Insects (67%) constitute most of its food composition. Major prey groups in the food composition are included in Aranea (13%), Lepidoptera (13%), Coleoptera (19%), and Homoptera (20%) in numeric proportion. No significant difference was observed between sexes considering food composition.

Palabras clave: Snake-eyed lizard Lacertidae fecundity food composition Turkey.

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Vol. 8 Núm.1. Enero-Junio 2016 Pags. 73-77 Ecologia Balkanica 2016; 8(1)