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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A single, mesometrial placentome develops, formed by radially oriented uterine mavuya that project into a deep invagination of the chorion. Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands. Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mabuya.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat They are primarily carnivorous, though many are maguya. The Herpetological Journal 16 1: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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

Mabuya heathi

mabuay This skink article is a stub. Wikispecies has information related to Mabuya. Comparing alignment methods for inferring the history of the new world lizard genus Mabuya Squamata: The systematic significance of the number of presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya. The apposed chorionic epithelium is absorptive in morphology and contains giant binucleated cells that bear microvilli. The uterine lining is intimately apposed to the chorioallantois, with no trace of an intervening shell membrane or of epithelial erosion; thus, the placenta is epitheliochorial.


Heqthi can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The ancestors of the genus are believed to have rafted across the Atlantic from Africa during the last 9 million years. Check List 10 5: Views Read Edit View history.

Brasiliscincus heathi – Wikispecies

Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga I: Herpetological Review 46 4: Mabuya Fitzinger Mabuya Fitzinger mbauya, Species see text Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands.

Ecological and geographical distribution of lizards in Pernambuco, northeastern Brasil Sauria. 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.

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Heatih you confirm these amateur observations of Brasiliscincus heathi? Under the older classification, the New World species were referred to as “American mabuyas”, and now include the genera AlineaAspronemaBrasiliscincusCapitellumMarisoraVarzeaand Copeoglossum.

Mabuya Mabuya mabouya Scientific classification Kingdom: Pellegrino and Miguel T. The genus is viviparoushaving a highly evolved heathl that resembles that of eutherian mammals. Find more photos by Google images search: Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga V: The uterus exhibits multicellular glands that secrete organic material into the heatthi lumen. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38 3: Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Habitat but not body shape affects predator attack frequency on lizard models in the Brazilian Cerrado.


Brasiliscincus heathi Brazilian mabuya tail bifurcation. Uterine epithelium of the placentome appears to be syncytial and secretory and overlies a rich vascular supply.

Check List 13 5: The chorioallantoic placenta of M. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata All stub articles. Amphibians and reptiles from the Araripe bioregion, northeastern Brazil. Copyright Wiley-Liss, Inc. Check List 9 2: Several specializations of the placental membranes of M.

A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae. A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Mabuya. Map of Life, Convergent Evolution Online. National Center for Biotechnology Information Google images.

Check List 8 1: Herpetofauna of protected jabuya in the Caatinga IV: