Definition of Genus Scincus

1. Noun. Type genus of Scincidae.

Exact synonyms: Scincus
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Scincidae, Scincidae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Scincus

genus Schistosoma
genus Schizachyrium
genus Schizaea
genus Schizanthus
genus Schizopetalon
genus Schizophragma
genus Schizosaccharomyces
genus Schlumbergera
genus Schomburgkia
genus Sciadopitys
genus Sciaena
genus Sciaenops
genus Sciara
genus Scilla
genus Scincella
genus Scincus (current term)
genus Scindapsus
genus Scirpus
genus Sciurus
genus Scleranthus
genus Scleroderma
genus Sclerotinia
genus Sclerotium
genus Scolopax
genus Scolopendrium
genus Scolymus
genus Scolytus
genus Scomber
genus Scomberesox
genus Scomberomorus

Literary usage of Genus Scincus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1829)
"2nd GENUS. SCINCUS. 3rd GENUS. tesselata.— 1. quinquelineatus. erythrocephalus. bicolor. . lateralis.—4. AGAMA. 4th GENUS. ANOLIS. ..."

2. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"This comes nearer to the genus Scincus than any lizard I know, but it is still a distinct species. In the two specimens sent over by Mr. White3, ..."

3. Medical and Physical Researches: Or, Original Memoirs in Medicine, Surgery by Richard Harlan (1835)
"2d GENUS. SCINCUS. Daudin. Characters of the Genus.—Body more or less cylindrical, covered with uniform, shining scales, imbricated as in the Carp: tongue ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1877)
"... nor in the foetus of the genus Scincus among lizards. But without expressing a doubt about the correctness of the observations of Dr. Weinland, ..."

5. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Scincus contains the Five-lined Skink, ,5". quinquelineatus, Daud., of the Southern States, which is about ten inches long, the head pale red, ..."

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