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Ablepharus is a genus of skinks that contains the common snake-eyed skinks. Their name refers to the fact that their eyelids have fused to a translucent capsule; as in snakes, they thus are physically incapable of blinking. They resemble small lizards and prefer to live in the leaf litter of dry fields and hills. Their scales give them a very shiny, bronze appearance with a characteristically dark stripe down the sides of their bodies. They prey on small insects and other small mollusks.
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- Ablepharus Boutoni
- Ablepharus Peronii
- Ablepharus Timidus
- Ablepharus Anomalus
- Ablepharus Boutonii
- Ablepharus Burnetti
- Ablepharus Virgatus
- Ablepharus Heterurus
- Ablepharus Rhodonoides
- Ablepharus Boutonii Ater
- Ablepharus Distinguendus
- Ablepharus Nigropunctatus
- Ablepharus Poecilopleurus
- Ablepharus Boutoni Pulcher
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by Murray Wrobel
Ablepharus Squamata - Scincidae e Ocellated Skinks; Lidless Skinks; Snake- eyed Skinks d Natteraugenskinke; Natteraugen f Abléphares 2 Ablepharus bivitattus Squamata - Scincidae e Twin-striped Skink; Two-streaked Snake-eyed Skink ...
A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use
Ablepharus, a-blefar-us. A gen. of harmless lizards, fam. Scincidae, with five- toed feet and only rudimentary eyelids. Ablet, ab'let. A small, fresh-water flsh, the bleak, the scales of which are used in making artificial pearls. Abluents, ub'lu- ents.
The Dictionary of Virology (2009)
by Brian W.J. Mahy
Isolated from a skink, Ablepharus boutonii virgatus, in Northern Queensland, Australia. Not reported to cause disease in humans. alphafetoprotein A serum protein (the fetal equivalent of albumin) which can be used to monitor the development ...
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
The 43 species of Scincidae on the IUCN Red List are categorized 5ce/otes sexhneatus, family Scincidae FACT FILE European green lizard Ablepharus kitaibeln, family Lacertidae Giant. LIZARDS REPTILES 385. as follows: Lined fire- tailed ...
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart
Ablepharus, a-blefar-us. A gen. of harmless lizards, fam. Scincidae, with fivetoed feet and only rudimentary eyelids. Ablet, ablet. A small, fresh-water fish, the bleak , the scales of which are used in making artificial pearls. Abluents, ab'lu-ents.
by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel
human Australia 1969 Almpiwar virus UA ALMV Ablepharus boutonii virgatus, skink, cattle, horse, sheep, kangaroo, bandicoot, birds, human Australia 1966 Oak-Vale virus UA OVRV Culex species, Culex edwardsi, Aedes vigilax, ferral pigs ...
A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie
Ablepharus (a-blefar-us), n. (Gr. a, priv., and blepharos, an eyelid.]. A genus of harmless lizards, family Scincidae, with five-toed feet and only rudimentary eyelids. Ablepsia, Ablepsy (a-blep'si-a, a-blep'si), n. [Gr, ablepsia –a, not, and blepo, ...
A Ablepharus. genus of harmless lizards, family Scincidae, o five-toed feet and only rudimentary eye101S. ablepsia (a-blep'si-á), n.
by Robley Dunglison
Ablepharus, ah-blef'a-rus (a, priv., blepharon, eyelid). Without eyelids. Ablepsia (ah-blep'se-ah) or Ablepsy, ah'blcps-e. Blindness; epilepsy.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Genera: Gymnophthalmus, Epaphelus, Ablepharus, Blepharosteres, Cryptoblepharus ...
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