Scincus


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Noun1.Scincus - type genus of ScincidaeScincus - type genus of Scincidae    
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
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Like the sandfish (Scincus scincus), a lizard found in sandy habitats in North Africa and Southwestern Asia (Maladen et al., 2009), the Pacific sand lance is able to burrow rapidly into the substrate (Gidmark et al., 2011).
Anyone with more than a passing interest in the reptiles of the UAE will have heard of the Wonder Gecko, and until a few years ago, these people would have been happy in the knowledge that its scientific name is Teratoscincus scincus. This name is not given at all in Drew's book, as he uses the new name, Teratoscincus keyserlingii, which is the name used for the same beast in Iran and Pakistan.
(Apicomlexa: Eimeriidae) infecting the gallbladder of Scincus scincus scincus (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Egypt.
X-ray studies have shown that sandfish lizards (Scincus scincus) navigate such chaos with a wormlike wriggle, Goldman says, tucking in their legs and curling from side to side in S-shaped waves.