Mabuya


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Mabuya

 

a genus of lizards of the family Scincidae. The body is up to 22 cm long; the limbs are well developed. The body is usually brown with light longitudinal stripes and dark spots, and many mabuyas have a metallic luster. There are approximately 90 species, found in Africa, Madagascar, southern Asia, South America, Central America, and the Antilles Islands. Mabuyas are very agile, and many of them crawl easily along cliffs, trees, and shrubs. They feed on insects and other small invertebrates. Some species lay eggs, but the majority are ovoviviparous. The lizard Mabuya aurata lives in the USSR in southern Armenia, Turkmenia, and the southeastern part of Uzbekistan, usually in places with shrubbery and high grasses. In July the female lays four to eight eggs, from which the young hatch only a few minutes later.

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Edeling HJ, Mabuya NB, Engelbrecht P, Rosman KD, Birrel DA.
Biologia reproductiva durante un ciclo anual de la lagartija vivipara Mabuya brachypoda (Reptilia: Scincidae) del estado de Tabasco, Mexico (Tesis de Maestria).
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Influence of pregnancy on locomotor and feeding performances of the skink, Mabuya multifasciata: why do females shift thermal preferences when pregnant?
1982), Plica plica (LINNAEUS, 1758) (Vitt, 1991), Tropidurus itambere (RODRIGUES, 1987) (Van Sluys, 1995), Mabuya macrorhyncha (HOGE, 1946) (Vrcibradic and Rocha, 1995), Liolaemus lutzae (MERTENS, 1938) (Rocha, 1996), Tropiduru torquatus (WIED-NEUWIED, 1820) (Fialho et al.
Phrynosomatidae Sceloporas -- siniferas Polychrotidae Anolis -- chlorocyanus Anolis cybotes -- Anolis distichus -- Anolis olssoni -- Anolis Juvenile fuscoauratus Anolis richardii -- Scincidae Aspronema -- dorsivittata Mabuya sp.
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Mabuya said that in her own experience discrimination was a 'big issue', adding 'we've learnt to be civil'.
Ademas, se espera corroborar la presencia de seis especies mas de reptiles (Chelonoidis carbonaria, Chelus fimbriatus, Crocodylus intermedins, Mabuya altamazonica, Paleosuchus trigonatus y Siphlophis compresus), ya que muchos de los registros no estaban disponibles para su revision durante las consultas realizadas en las colecciones.