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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.

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- Acontias fitzsimonsi (Broadley, 1968) – Fitzsimons's legless skink Acontias gariepensis (V. FitzSimons, 1941) – Mier Kalahari legless skink Acontias gracilicauda...
- 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...
- recognized: Acontias aurantiacus aurantiacus (Peters, 1854) Acontias aurantiacus bazarutoensis Broadley, 1990 – Bazaruto Island, Mozambique Acontias aurantiacus...
- Ethmia acontias is a moth in the family Depressariidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1906. It is found in Sri Lanka and southern India. The wingspan...
- There are two subspecies: Acontias kgalagadi kgalagadi Lamb et al., 2010 Acontias kgalagadi subtaeniatus (Broadley, 1968) Acontias kgalagadi at the Reptarium...
- Tisiphone cuprea — Fitzinger, 1826 [Cenchris] marmorata F. Boie, 1827 Acontias atrofuscus Troost, 1836 [Toxicophis atrofuscus] — Troost, 1836 T[rigonocephalus]...
- In cnidarian anatomy, acontias (singular acontia) are threadlike tissues, composed largely of stinging cells located in the coelenteron of certain sea...
- Trinomial name Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma (Troost, 1836) Synonyms Acontias leucostoma - Troost, 1836 [Toxicophis leucostoma] - Troost, 1836 Toxicophis...
- Acontias litoralis, the coastal dwarf legless skink or coastal legless skink, is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. It is endemic to South Africa...
- Acontias albigularis, the white-throated legless skink, is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. It is endemic to South Africa. Diagnosis. A medium...
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