Metabolic rate and evaporative water loss during a shedding event in the Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus

Authors

  • Reut Vardi Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • Shahar Dubiner School of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1771-0087
  • Roy Ben Bezalel School of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
  • Shai Meiri School of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences and The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801 https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3839-6330
  • Eran Levin School of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9972-7028

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17161/randa.v30i1.18050

Keywords:

ecdysis, Hemidactylus, keratophagy, molting, sloughing, water loss

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Published

2023-05-29

How to Cite

Vardi, R., Dubiner, S., Ben Bezalel, R., Meiri, S., & Levin, E. (2023). Metabolic rate and evaporative water loss during a shedding event in the Mediterranean House Gecko Hemidactylus turcicus. Reptiles & Amphibians, 30(1), e18050. https://doi.org/10.17161/randa.v30i1.18050