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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Check List 10 5: Herpetological Review 46 4: Studies of the Brazilian species M. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga V: Comparing alignment methods for inferring the history of the new world lizard genus Mabuya Squamata: Rodrigues implicitly suggested that M.

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A single, mesometrial placentome develops, formed by radially oriented uterine folds that project into a deep invagination of the chorion. By using this site, you agree mabuay the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Reptarium The Reptile Database. National Center for Biotechnology Information Google images. Herpetological Review 29 4: Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. Listed alphabetically by specific name. Wikispecies has information related to Mabuya.


,abuya The systematic significance of the number of presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya. Under the older classification, the New World species were referred to as “American mabuyas”, and now include the genera AlineaAspronemaBrasiliscincusCapitellumMarisoraVarzeaand Copeoglossum. They are primarily carnivorous, though many are omnivorous. The chorioallantoic placenta of M. Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator.

The uterus exhibits multicellular glands that secrete organic material into the uterine lumen. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil.

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The apposed chorionic epithelium is absorptive in morphology and contains giant binucleated cells that bear microvilli. Can you confirm these amateur hfathi of Brasiliscincus heathi? Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands. Find more photos by Google images search: Pellegrino and Miguel T.

Brasiliscincus heathi

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. Amphibians and reptiles of the Hopkins-Branner expedition to Brazil.


Check List 9 2: Opposite the openings of these glands, the chorion develops areolae, invaginated pits that are lined hetahi absorptive, columnar epithelium. Uterine epithelium of the placentome appears to be syncytial and secretory and overlies a rich vascular supply.

The ancestors of the genus are believed to have rafted across the Atlantic from Africa during the last 9 million years.