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Definition of Acontias

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.

Meaning of Acontias from wikipedia

- recognized: Acontias albigularis Conradie, Busschau, & Edwards, 2018 Acontias aurantiacus (W. Peters, 1854) Acontias bicolor (Hewitt, 1929) Acontias breviceps...
- 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...
- Acontias cregoi, Cregoe's legless skink, is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. It is endemic to South Africa. Bauer, A.M. & Conradie, W. 2018...
- 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...
- 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...
- Tisiphone cuprea — Fitzinger, 1826 [Cenchris] marmorata F. Boie, 1827 Acontias atrofuscus Troost, 1836 [Toxicophis atrofuscus] — Troost, 1836 T[rigonocephalus]...
- prolegs. Acontia albida (Hampson, 1910) Acontia albinigra Warren, 1913 Acontia antecedens Walker, 1869 Acontia antica Walker, 1862 Acontia apatelia Swinhoe...
- Acontias bicolor is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. It is endemic to Zimbabwe. Acontias bicolor at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed...
- ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Acontias percivali, pp. 202-203). Species Acontias percivali at The Reptile Database . www.reptile-database.org. Species Acontias occidentalis...
- The Brixton beauty, Acontia nitidula, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in South Africa, Europe, China, ****an and throughout India and Sri...
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