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Noun1.Anguis - type genus of the Anguidae: blindwormsAnguis - type genus of the Anguidae: blindworms
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Anguidae, family Anguidae - alligator lizards
Anguis fragilis, blindworm, slowworm - small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind
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Atim's first-ever written play Anguis is an experimental play in both style and subject matter, which tackles the life of the great pharaoh Cleopatra.
FACT FILE | | Latin name Anguis fragilis | | Length: Up to 50cm fully grown | | Weight: 20-100g | | Average lifespan: Up to 20 years | |Conservation: The slow worm is protected in the UK under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981, and classified as a Priority Species in the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.
Delineation of the Carpathian region within the Czech Republic is supported also by the distribution of recently distinguished slow worms Anguis fragilis sensu stricto occurring in western and central Europe and A.
The slow worm, or limbless lizard known as Anguis fragilis, was discovered at Freshwater West in Pembrokeshire for the first time since 1966.
Qui legitis flores et humi nascentia fraga, frigidus--o pueri, fugite hinc--latet anguis in herba.
AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA My heart is with the courageous French people in their hour of anguis On an increasingly crowded planet, humanity faces many threats 6 but none is greater than climate change.
In the ethmoidal region, the nasal capsule of the Mabuya is broad, very developed, and similar to others lizards such as the scincids Chalcides ocellatus, Eutropis carinata (= Mabuya carinata), Plestiodon fasciauts (= Eumeces quinquelineatus), Trachylepis capensis (= Mabuya capensis), Lygosoma, the lacertids Lacerta vivipara, and Acanthodactylus boskiana, the anguid Anguis fragilis, and the gimnophthalmid Ptychoglossus bicolor (Rice 1920; Pearson 1921; Rao & Ramaswami 1952; El Toubi & Kamal 1961; Skinner 1973; Bellaris & Kamal 1981; Hernandez et al.