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Prehensile

prehensile

Adapted to seize or grasp; seizing; grasping; as, the prehensile tail of a monkey.

Origin: L. Prehensus, p. P. Of prehendere to lay hold of, seize; pre- (equiv. To prae = before) _ hendere (in comp), akin to E. Get: cf. F. Prehensile. See Get, and cf. Prison, Prize.


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Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?

... Corucia zebrata alfredschmidti (underlined) described and named (Kohler, 1997) represent the two subspecies of Corucia zebrata (underlined) - the prehensile tailed monkey skink. The common monkey skink (Corucia zebrata zebrata) hails from the larger islands of the Solomon archipelago southeast ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:16 am
 
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Animal Name Game!

It is omnivorous I would like to amend a previous statement: Its tail is SEMI-prehensile

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by AstusAleator
Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:08 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
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Animal Name Game!

Yes it has a prehensile tail It is mainly ground-dwelling

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by AstusAleator
Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:34 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
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Animal Name Game!

Does it have a prehensile tail?

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by WolverSyr
Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:59 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
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Measurements on Near Term Corucia Fetus

... would seem to indicate that the tail length accelerates quicker in growth towards the end of the gestation period. References: Coburn, John; 1985. Prehensile tailed skinks. T.F.H. Publications Inc. Neptune City, New Jersey. 64 pages DeVosjoli, Phillippe; 1993. The general care and maintainence ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Measurements on Near Term Corucia Fetus
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