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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Several specializations of the placental membranes of M. Herpetological Review 29 4: Papeis Avulsos de Zool.

Studies of the Brazilian species M. Comparing alignment methods for inferring the history of the new world lizard genus Mabuya Squamata: The systematic significance of the number nabuya presacral vertebrae in the scincid lizard genus Mabuya.

Brasiliscincus heathi Brazilian mabuya tail bifurcation.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata All stub articles. Wikispecies has information related to Mabuya. The genus is viviparoushaving a highly evolved placenta that resembles that of eutherian mammals. Uterine epithelium of the placentome appears to be syncytial and secretory and overlies a rich vascular supply.


Brasiliscincus heathi

mauya Copyright Wiley-Liss, Inc. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mabuya. Ecological and geographical distribution of lizards in Pernambuco, northeastern Brasil Sauria. The chorioallantoic placenta of M. Habitat but not body shape affects predator attack frequency on lizard models in the Brazilian Cerrado.

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Special Publications in Herpetology. Opposite the openings of these glands, the chorion develops areolae, invaginated pits that are hetahi by absorptive, columnar epithelium. National Center for Biotechnology Information Google images. This is the first new type of chorioallantoic placenta to be defined formally for reptiles in over half a century.

Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands. Check List 8 1: This skink article is a stub. Find more photos by Google images search: The apposed chorionic epithelium is absorptive in morphology and contains giant binucleated cells that mabuys microvilli. Mabuya Mabuya mabouya Scientific classification Kingdom: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Web heathhi and scripting Jiri Hosek. Views Read Edit View history. The uterine lining is intimately apposed to the chorioallantois, with no trace of an intervening shell membrane or of mavuya erosion; thus, the placenta is epitheliochorial.


The Herpetological Journal 16 1: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Check List 10 5: A single, mesometrial placentome develops, formed by radially oriented uterine folds that project into a deep invagination of the chorion. A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae.

Under the older classification, the New Hetahi species were referred to as “American mabuyas”, and now include the genera AlineaAspronemaBrasiliscincusCapitellumMarisoraVarzeaand Copeoglossum.

Mabuya heathi

Mabuya FitzingerSpecies see text Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands. Reptarium The Reptile Database.

Pellegrino and Miguel T. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles.