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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

- 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...
- Aaron M. Bauer & Luis M. P. Ceríaco in 2023. Acontias mukwando is a medium-sized member of the genus Acontias measuring a length of 172.2 mm (6.77 in). The...
- 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...
- In cnidarian anatomy, acontias (singular acontia) are threadlike tissues, composed largely of stinging cells located in the coelenteron of certain sea...
- similarities to Acontias cregoi (formerly Typhlosaurus cregoi) and a recent review placed both of these within the genus Acontias, which, as Acontias lineatus...
- 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...
- recognized: Acontias aurantiacus aurantiacus (Peters, 1854) Acontias aurantiacus bazarutoensis Broadley, 1990 – Bazaruto Island, Mozambique Acontias aurantiacus...
- shortheaded legless skink, Acontias breviceps). A. albigularis is one of 28 recognized species within the genus Acontias. Of the legless skinks, it is...
- Acontias gariepensis, the Mier Kalahari legless skink, is a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. It is found in Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa...