scincid lizard


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Noun1.scincid lizard - alert agile lizard with reduced limbs and an elongated body covered with shiny scalesscincid lizard - alert agile lizard with reduced limbs and an elongated body covered with shiny scales; more dependent on moisture than most lizards; found in tropical regions worldwide
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
Eumeces skiltonianus, western skink - found in western North American grasslands and open woodlands
Eumeces callicephalus, mountain skink - frequents oak and pine habitats in rocky mountainous areas of United States southwest and Mexico
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Borges-Landaez PA and Shine R (2003) Influence of toe-clipping on running speed in Eulamprus quoyii, an Australian scincid lizard.
The systematic significance of the number of presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya.
Clutch size in the tropical scincid lizard Emoia sanfordi, a species endemic to the Vanuatu Archipelago.
Melanoseps loveridgei is a wide-ranging fossorial savanna scincid lizard known from south-eastern Katanga in Democratic Republic of Congo, northern Mozambique, through eastern to northern Tanzania.
Chemosensory recognition of familiar and unfamiliar conspecifics by the scincid lizard Eumeces laticeps.