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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This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat Uterine epithelium of the placentome appears to be syncytial and secretory and overlies a rich vascular supply.

The ancestors of the genus are believed to have rafted across the Atlantic from Africa during the last 9 million years. Check Heatji 8 1: Mabuya FitzingerSpecies see text Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands.


Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands. Mabuya Fitzinger Check List 9 2: Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mabuya. Amphibians and reptiles from the Araripe bioregion, northeastern Brazil. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles.

Reptarium The Reptile Database. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga IV: This skink article is a stub.

Brasiliscincus heathi

Studies of the Brazilian species M. Brasiliscincus heathi Brazilian mabuya tail bifurcation. Wikispecies has information related to Mabuya.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata All stub articles. Opposite the openings of these glands, the chorion develops areolae, invaginated pits that are lined by absorptive, columnar epithelium.

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Check List 7 6: Papeis Avulsos de Zool. Amphibians and reptiles of the Hopkins-Branner expedition to Brazil. Under the older classification, the New World species were referred to as “American mabuyas”, and now include the genera AlineaAspronemaBrasiliscincusCapitellum heatho, MarisoraVarzeaand Copeoglossum.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38 3: Herpetological Review 46 4: Views Read Edit View history. The apposed chorionic epithelium is absorptive in morphology and contains giant binucleated cells that bear microvilli.

Rodrigues implicitly suggested that M. Ecological and geographical distribution of heati in Pernambuco, northeastern Brasil Sauria. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Mabuya heathi

A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Mabuya. A single, mesometrial placentome develops, formed by radially oriented uterine folds that project into a deep invagination of the chorion.

The chorioallantoic placenta of M. Copyright Wiley-Liss, Inc. Check List 13 5: They are primarily carnivorous, though many are omnivorous.