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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...
- prolegs. Acontia albida (Hampson, 1910) Acontia albinigra Warren, 1913 Acontia antecedens Walker, 1869 Acontia antica Walker, 1862 Acontia apatelia Swinhoe...
- Tisiphone cuprea — Fitzinger, 1826 [Cenchris] marmorata F. Boie, 1827 Acontias atrofuscus Troost, 1836 [Toxicophis atrofuscus] — Troost, 1836 T[rigonocephalus]...
- 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...
- 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 gracilicauda, the slendertail lance skink, is a species of skink found in the Republic of South Africa. Specifically, its range is Little Namaqualand...
- Acontias breviceps, the shorthead lance skink or shortheaded legless skink, is a species of viviparous, legless, fossorial lizards occurring along the...
- ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Acontias percivali, pp. 202-203). "Acontias percivali ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org. "Acontias occidentalis ". The...
- Trinomial name Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma (Troost, 1836) Synonyms Acontias leucostoma - Troost, 1836 [Toxicophis leucostoma] - Troost, 1836 Toxicophis...
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