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Descriptions of Two Species of Frogs, Genus Ptychohyla

Studies of American Hylid Frogs, V

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Published: 1961
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,927 / 20 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.3
LoC Category: QL
Downloads: 396
Added to site: 2010.02.21
mnybks.net#: 26726
Genre: Science
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iption of Tadpole.--Six tadpoles having fully developed mouth parts have body lengths of 5.5 to 11.9 mm. and total lengths of 17.3 to 44.0 mm. The following description is based on a tadpole (KU 58199) having small hind limbs, a body length of 10.5 mm., and a total length of 39.0 mm. Body ovoid, only slightly flattened dorsally and ventrally (Fig. 1); body only slightly deeper than wide; eyes directed dorsolaterally and slightly protuberant; nostrils small. Tail long and slender; greatest depth of tail-musculature two-thirds greatest depth of tail-fin; tail-musculature extending nearly to tip of tail-fin.

Mouth directed anteroventrally; thin fleshy lips greatly expanded and forming large suckerlike disc; width of mouth greater than width of snout and nearly as wide as body. Outer edge of lips having small papillae; inner surface of mouth smooth; scattered large papillae, seemingly in rows, around teeth and beak (Fig. 2). Tooth rows 3/3; the upper rows subequal in length; upper rows one and three i

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