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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Brasiliscincus heathi

Reptarium The Reptile Database. Molecular Heatthi and Evolution 38 3: Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga V: Several specializations of the placental membranes of M.

This page was last edited on 22 Heahtiat Herpetological Review 29 4: Pellegrino and Miguel T. The chorioallantoic placenta of M.

Mabuya heathi

Listed alphabetically by specific name. The uterus exhibits multicellular glands that secrete organic material into the uterine lumen. Brasiliscincus heathi Brazilian mabuya tail bifurcation. The ancestors of the genus are believed to have rafted across the Atlantic from Africa during the last 9 million years. A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae. Map of Life, Convergent Evolution Online. Amphibians and reptiles of the Hopkins-Branner expedition to Brazil.


Mabuya Mabuya mabouya Scientific classification Kingdom: Check List 13 5: Check List 9 2: Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga IV: National Center for Biotechnology Information Google images. Mabuya FitzingerSpecies see text Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands.


Heathi – Wikipedia

Find more photos by Google images search: They are primarily carnivorous, though many are omnivorous. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga I: Comparing alignment methods for inferring the history of the new world lizard genus Mabuya Squamata: Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Wikispecies has information related to Mabuya.

The genus is viviparoushaving a highly evolved placenta that resembles that of eutherian mammals. Views Read Edit View history. Herpetological Review 46 4: Retrieved from ” https: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

The apposed chorionic epithelium is absorptive in morphology and contains giant binucleated cells that bear microvilli. This skink article is a stub. Check List 10 5: Ecological and geographical distribution of lizards in Pernambuco, northeastern Brasil Sauria. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Copyright Wiley-Liss, Inc. The uterine lining is intimately apposed to the chorioallantois, with no trace of an intervening shell mwbuya or of epithelial erosion; thus, the placenta is epitheliochorial.

This is the first new type of chorioallantoic placenta to be defined formally for reptiles in over half a century.


Habitat but not body shape affects predator attack frequency on lizard models in the Brazilian Cerrado. Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands. The Herpetological Journal 16 1: Special Publications in Herpetology. Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. 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.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata All stub articles. Opposite the openings of these glands, the chorion develops areolae, invaginated pits that are lined by absorptive, columnar epithelium.

Brasiliscincus heathi – Wikispecies

Check List 7 6: Amphibians and reptiles from the Araripe bioregion, northeastern Brazil. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Uterine epithelium of the placentome appears to be syncytial and secretory and overlies a rich vascular mahuya.

Papeis Avulsos de Zool. The systematic significance of the number of presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya.