scincid lizard

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Synonyms for scincid lizard

alert agile lizard with reduced limbs and an elongated body covered with shiny scales

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A new character useful in the systematics of the scincid lizard genus Mabuya.
Our study species, Bassiana duperreyi, is a small (to 80 mm snout-vent length), oviparous, scincid lizard widely distributed in cool-climate habitats in southeastern Australia (Cogger 1992).
On the evolution of the giant Cape Verde scincid lizard Macroscincus coctei.
The generic relationships of the Scincid lizard genus Leiolopisma and its relatives.
Growth rates and ages at maturity of sympatric scincid lizards (Ctenotus) in central Australia.
Ignoring consequences of shifts in the mortality schedule obscures an important aspect of the very trade-offs Shine and Schwarzkopf (1992) originally tried to model and that Shine (1980) has argued is important for many Scincid lizards. In that light, our original criticism about episodic mortality is not simply about mathematical correctness; shifts in the mortality schedule are biologically relevant [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].