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Synonyms for Scincus

type genus of Scincidae

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The robot, which could help find people trapped in the loose debris resulting from an earthquake, is being called Scincus scincus by Daniel Goldman and Ryan Maladen's team at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
A species of desert skink, the sand fish (Scincus scincus) appears twice in the novel u at first it becomes stuck between rocks near Noora's home, bashing its head to try and get away from her and her brother Sagar.
In all subfamilies of Scincidae (Greer, 1970) the supraocular pattern exposed in Figures 24-25 reveal s no noticeable variations for either the 6, 5, 4, 3 broad longitudinal scales, or the reduced supraciliaries known for Leiolapisma, Emoia, Egernia, Ctenotus from Australia, Mabuya from middle East Africa and South America, Eumeces taeniolatus from Pakistan, Eumeces obsoletus from Kansas, USA, Scincus scincus from Irak, or Scincus mitranus from Saudi Arabia.
8, 136) y Solino (27, 21) y que segun parece resultaba toxico para estos depredadores --de donde procede su nombre--, el scincus que se corresponde con el escinco o eslizon, un tipo de reptil escamoso, y el parander, equivalente al tarandrus de Plinio (nat.
Sand skinks, or sandfish (Scincus scincus), swim like fish through the sand of the dunes in search of the larvae on which they feed.