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. Journal of Herpetology 37, 592-595.
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.
Chemosensory recognition of familiar and unfamiliar conspecifics by the scincid lizard Eumeces laticeps.
Placental ontogeny of the Tasmanian scincid lizard, Niveoscincus ocellatus (Reptilia: Squamata).
Males of the scincid lizard, Mabuya capensis, from South Africa followed a testicular cycle similar to T.