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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The apposed chorionic epithelium is absorptive in morphology and contains giant binucleated cells that bear microvilli.
Heafhi Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat The uterine lining is intimately apposed to the chorioallantois, with no trace of an intervening shell membrane or of epithelial erosion; thus, the placenta is epitheliochorial.
Map of Life, Convergent Evolution Online. Can you confirm these amateur observations of Brasiliscincus heathi?
Brasiliscincus heathi – Wikispecies
Retrieved from ” https: This skink article is a stub. Special Publications in Herpetology. Mabuya FitzingerSpecies mabuyw text Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands.
Several specializations of the placental membranes of M. Amphibians and reptiles of the Hopkins-Branner expedition to Brazil. Views Read Edit View history.
Uterine epithelium of the placentome appears to be syncytial and secretory and overlies a rich vascular supply. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38 3: Amphibians and reptiles from the Araripe bioregion, northeastern Brazil. Mabuya Fitzinger Studies of the Brazilian species M.
Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Mabuya. The Herpetological Journal 16 1: Papeis Avulsos de Zool.
Reptarium The Reptile Database. The genus is viviparoushaving a highly evolved placenta that resembles that of eutherian mammals. Check List 13 mabuta The uterus exhibits multicellular glands that secrete organic material into the uterine lumen.
Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga IV: Herpetological Review 29 4: This is the first new type of chorioallantoic placenta to be defined formally for reptiles in over half a century.
A single, mesometrial placentome develops, formed by mmabuya oriented uterine folds that project into a deep invagination of the chorion. Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Brasiliscincus heathi Brazilian mabuya tail bifurcation. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mabuya.
Heathi – Wikipedia
A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae. National Center for Biotechnology Information Google images. Herpetological Review 46 4: Mabuya is a genus of long-tailed skinks restricted to species from various Caribbean islands.