Scincidae


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Noun1.Scincidae - skinks
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
genus Scincus, Scincus - type genus of Scincidae
genus Scincella, Scincella - a reptile genus of Scincidae
scincid, scincid lizard, skink - 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
Eumeces, genus Eumeces - New World skinks
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Body elongation and decreased reproductive output within a restricted clade of lizards (Reptilia: Scincidae).
Hawkeswood TJ (2004) Observations on Ctenotus robustus Storr (Reptilia: Scincidae) in the Hastings Point area, north-eastern New South Wales, Australia.
Many species of Choleoeimeria were recognized from different reptilian families including Geckonidae, Chameleonidae, Scincidae, Iguanidae and Teiidae and several snakes (Lainson and Paperna, 1999; Sloboda and Modry, 2006; Paperna, 2007a; Abdel-Baki et al., 2008).
We detected 2 species of tree frogs (Hylidae), 1 species of toad (Bufonidae), 1 species of snake (Colubridae), and 12 species of lizards (Phrynosomatidae, Scincidae, and Teiidae; Table 1).
Immunological relationships and generic revision of the Australian lizards assigned to the genus Leiolopisma (Scincidae:Lygosominae).
Nematodes of the family Physalopteridae have been encountered parasitizing representatives of almost all vertebrate classes (Goldberg and Bursey, 1989), and 35 lizard species in Brazil belonging to the families Iguanidae, Polychrotidae, Leiosauridae, Liolaemidae, Tropiduridae, Anguidae, Teiidae, Gymnophthalmidae, and Scincidae have been identified as hosts of P.