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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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Phrases with Ablepharus

Phrases starting with the word Ablepharus:

  1. Ablepharus Boutoni
  2. Ablepharus Peronii
  3. Ablepharus Timidus
  4. Ablepharus Anomalus
  5. Ablepharus Boutonii
  6. Ablepharus Burnetti
  7. Ablepharus Virgatus
  8. Ablepharus Heterurus
  9. Ablepharus Rhodonoides
  10. Ablepharus Boutonii Ater
  11. Ablepharus Distinguendus
  12. Ablepharus Nigropunctatus
  13. Ablepharus Poecilopleurus
  14. Ablepharus Boutoni Pulcher

Phrases ending with the word Ablepharus:

  1. Scirpus Ablepharus
  2. Bactrocera ablepharus
  3. Chaetodacus ablepharus
  4. Species Scirpus Ablepharus

Other phrases containing the word Ablepharus:

  1. Species Ablepharus Boutoni
  2. Species Ablepharus Timidus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ablepharus

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

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 ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

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.

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology (2010)

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 ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1884)

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, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

A Ablepharus. genus of harmless lizards, family Scincidae, o five-toed feet and only rudimentary eye101S. ablepsia (a-blep'si-á), n.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

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.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Genera: Gymnophthalmus, Epaphelus, Ablepharus, Blepharosteres, Cryptoblepharus ...

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