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Acontias
Acontias A*con"ti*as, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ?, dim. ? dart.] (Zo["o]l.) Anciently, a snake, called dart snake; now, one of a genus of reptiles closely allied to the lizards.
Acontia
Acontia A*con"ti*a, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? a little dart.] (Zo["o]l.) Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (cnid[ae]), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actini[ae] when irritated.

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- golden blind legless skink Acontias bicolor (Hewitt, 1929) Acontias breviceps Es****, 1925 – shorthead lance skink Acontias cregoi (Boulenger, 1903) –...
- Acontias meleagris, the Cape legless skink, is a species of skink found in the southern Cape of South Africa. It has no limbs, like most members of the...
- Acontias is a genus of lizards of family Scincidae. Acontias may also refer to: Agkistrodon, synonym Acontias, a genus of venomous pit vipers Ethmia acontias...
- Ethmia acontias is a moth in the family Depressariidae. It was described by Meyrick in 1906. It is found in Sri Lanka and southern India. The wingspan...
- Acontia behrii is a moth in the family Noctuidae described by Smith in 1900. It is found in North America. The MONA or Hodges number for Acontia behrii...
- In cnidarian anatomy, acontias (singular acontia) are threadlike tissues, composed largely of stinging cells located in the coelenteron of certain sea...
- prolegs. Acontia albida (Hampson, 1910) Acontia albinigra Warren, 1913 Acontia antecedens Walker, 1869 Acontia antica Walker, 1862 Acontia apatelia Swinhoe...
- Acontias lineatus, the striped dwarf legless skink or lined lance skink, is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. It is found in South Africa and...
- Tisiphone cuprea — Fitzinger, 1826 [Cenchris] marmorata F. Boie, 1827 Acontias atrofuscus Troost, 1836 [Toxicophis atrofuscus] — Troost, 1836 T[rigonocephalus]...
- Acontias orientalis, the Eastern striped blindworm or Eastern Cape legless skink, is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. It is endemic to South...
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