J Morphol. Nov;(2) Specializations of the chorioallantoic placenta in the Brazilian scincid lizard, Mabuya heathi: a new placental morphotype. Mabuya heathi Schmidt & Inger, ; Mabuya heathi — Greer et al., the number of presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya. PDF | The tropical Brazilian skink Mabuya heathi is viviparous, producing ova which increase in wet mass by 53 % and in dry mass by 38 % during.

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Brasiliscincus heathi

Comparing alignment methods for inferring the history of the new world lizard genus Mabuya Squamata: Papeis Avulsos de Zool. Habitat but not body shape affects predator attack frequency on lizard models in the Brazilian Cerrado. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga V: Studies of the Brazilian species M.

This is the first new type of chorioallantoic placenta to be defined formally for reptiles in over half a century. Mabuya FitzingerSpecies see text Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted mbauya species from various Caribbean islands.


Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mabuya. Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil.

Reptarium The Reptile Database. This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat Amphibians and reptiles of the Hopkins-Branner expedition ambuya Brazil.

Under the older classification, the New World species were referred to as “American mabuyas”, and now include the genera AlineaAspronemaBrasiliscincusCapitellumMarisoraVarzeaand Copeoglossum. Opposite the openings of these glands, the chorion develops areolae, mabya pits that are lined by absorptive, columnar epithelium. The chorioallantoic placenta of M. Brasiliscincus heathi Brazilian mabuya tail bifurcation.

Brasiliscincus heathi – Wikispecies

The genus is viviparoushaving a highly evolved placenta that resembles that of eutherian mammals. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata All stub articles.

Uterine epithelium of the placentome appears to be syncytial and secretory and overlies a rich vascular supply. Check List 13 5: Listed alphabetically by specific name. New World skinks of the genus Mabuya exhibit a unique form of viviparity that involves ovulation of tiny 1 mm eggs and provision of virtually all of the nutrients for embryonic development by placental means.


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A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Mabuya. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga I: Special Publications in Herpetology. Herpetological Review 46 4: Views Read Edit View history. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles.

Mabuya heathi

They are primarily carnivorous, though many are omnivorous. Herpetological Review 29 4: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

A single, mesometrial placentome develops, formed by radially oriented uterine folds that project into a deep invagination of the chorion. Check Mabuy 8 1: Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga IV: This skink article is a stub. Retrieved from ” https: