Scincella


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Synonyms for Scincella

a reptile genus of Scincidae

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Watson (2004) indicated that these resource deficits affect the recovery of Scincella lateralis, a small skink that directly depends on both leaf litter and associated invertebrate fauna.
laticeps, and Scincella lateralis-- whereas two were not found--Cnemidophorus sexlineatus and Plestiodon inexpectatus.
The present study determines the selectivity of the ground skink, Scincella lateralis, to four substrate components that are available at varying degrees after a fire in a mixed hardwood/pine forest.
Spatial relationships and seasonality in the skinks Eumeces fasciatus and Scincella laterale in Northeastern Kansas.
One-way Single- double- Species funnel funnel Amphibians Acris crepitans 0 1 Bufo valliceps 5 4 Gastrophryne olivaceus 0 5 Rana catesbeiana 4 5 Rana sphenocephala 0 2 Scaphiopus holbrookii 0 1 Scaphiopus hurteri 2 0 Total 11 18 Reptiles Agkistrodon contortrix 4 0 Coluber constrictor 1 4 Elaphe obsoleta 1 2 Nerodia rhombifer 0 3 Thamnophis proximus 1 11 Cnemidophorus 3 0 sexlineatus Sceloporus olivaceus 1 2 Sceloporus undulatus 2 12 Scincella lateralis 0 5 Total 13 39 Mammals Sigmodon hispidus 8 19 Total herpetofauna 24 57 Total vertebrates 32 76
Taxon ATV Non-ATV Control Total Class Amphibia Order Caudata Ambystoma opacum 1 0 0 1 Ambystoma texanum 10 13 7 30 Order Anura Rana utricularia 10 5 8 23 Class Reptilia Order Squamata Eumeces fasciatus 26 31 37 94 Eumeces laticeps 10 4 12 26 Scincella lateralis 42 32 42 116 Agkistrodon piscivorus 5 5 3 13 Agkistrodon contortrix 3 3 0 6 Pantherophis obsoleta 0 1 0 1 Farancia abacura 1 0 0 1 Lampropeltis getula 1 0 1 2 Nerodia erythrogaster 11 12 10 33 Nerodia fasciata 2 0 2 4 Nerodia rhombifer 0 2 0 2 Storeria dekayi 5 2 3 10 Thamnophis proximus 11 14 16 41 Total Individuals 138 124 141 403 Total Species 14 12 11 16
Predator escape success in tailed versus tailless Scincella lateralis (sauria: scincidae).
Trionyx spiniferus 1 Squamata Scincella lateralis 6 1 Sceloporus undulatus 2 Sceloporus olivaceus 1 1 Hemidactylus turcicus 4 Elaphe obsoleta * Leptotyphlops dulcis 3 Nerodia erythrogaster 4 Tantilla gracilis 3 Thamnophis marcianus 2 Virginia striatula 4 Total 56 4 5 135 8 % 10.
In a sample of only 29 snakes, they found three specimens of Cnemidophorus sexlineatus, two of Scincella lateralis, and one of Eumeces laticeps.
For the lizards, Sceloporus undulates and Scincella lateralis comprised 65% of the sampled community with approximately 41 individuals each.
Phoretic deutonymphs of the uropodine mite Fuscuropoda marginata (Koch) that usually attach to dung beetle hosts were found for the first time on a native ground skink, Scincella lateralis (Say), collected on the grounds of the Dallas Zoo, Dallas County, Texas.
On 27 April 1999, a native adult ground skink, Scincella lateralis (Say), was collected on the grounds of the Dallas Zoo, Dallas County, Texas.
70 Lizards Anolis carolinensis 20 58 31 42 151 Eumeces fasciatus 26 31 36 30 123 Eumeces laticeps 36 85 77 55 253 Scincella lateralis 28 62 13 57 160 No.
Indeed, Greding (1964) suggested that the ground skink, Scincella laterale was the most important prey for this species during the spring in eastern Texas.
Relictual populations of the toad, Bufo valliceps, and the reptiles, Eumeces tetragrammus, Scincella laterale, Coluber constrictor, Nerodia erythrogaster, and Nerodia rhombifera, also are known to inhabit the basin (McCoy and Minckley, 1969).