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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Can you confirm these amateur observations of Brasiliscincus heathi? This page was last edited mzbuya 22 Octoberat This skink article is a stub. Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. Brasiliscincus heathi Brazilian mabuya tail bifurcation. Check List 7 6: Find more photos by Google images search: They are primarily carnivorous, though many are omnivorous.

Mabuya Mabuya mabouya Scientific classification Heatgi Views Read Edit View history. The Herpetological Journal 16 1: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator.

Opposite the hexthi of these glands, the chorion develops areolae, invaginated pits that are lined by absorptive, columnar epithelium. Several specializations of the placental membranes of M. The systematic significance of the number of presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya.


Brasiliscincus heathi

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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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Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga IV: Check List 10 5: Retrieved from ” https: Studies of the Brazilian species M. Papeis Avulsos de Zool.

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Comparing alignment methods for inferring the history of the new world lizard genus Mabuya Squamata: Special Publications in Herpetology. The apposed chorionic epithelium is absorptive in morphology and contains giant binucleated cells that bear microvilli.

This is the first new type of chorioallantoic placenta to be defined formally for reptiles in over half a century. The genus is viviparoushaving a highly evolved placenta that resembles that of eutherian mammals.

National Center for Biotechnology Information Google images. Check List 13 5: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mabuya. The chorioallantoic placenta of M. Rodrigues implicitly suggested that M.

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Under the older classification, the New World species were referred to as “American mabuyas”, and now include the genera AlineaAspronemaBrasiliscincusCapitellumMarisoraVarzeaand Copeoglossum. Herpetological Review 29 4: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Mabuya.


Listed alphabetically by specific name. Ecological and geographical distribution of lizards in Pernambuco, northeastern Brasil Sauria.

Mabuya heathi

Copyright Wiley-Liss, Inc. Herpetological Review 46 4: Check List 8 1: Mabuya FitzingerSpecies see text Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands.

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Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean heatji. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga I: Reptarium The Reptile Database.

Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga V: Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Uterine epithelium of the placentome appears to be syncytial and secretory and overlies a rich vascular supply. The uterus exhibits multicellular glands that secrete organic material into the uterine lumen.