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Pectoral myology of limb-reduced worm lizards (Squamata, Amphisbaenia) suggests decoupling of the musculoskeletal system during the evolution of body elongation
BackgroundThe evolution of elongated body forms in tetrapods has a strong influence on the musculoskeletal system, including the reduction of pelvic and pectoral girdles, as well as the limbs.Expand
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Vogue or adaptive character? A tadpole’s goatee helps to distinguish two cryptic treefrog species of the genus Boophis
The remarkable diversity of endemic animals and plants, and in particular frogs, in Madagascar leads to a scientific responsibility to describe and classify them properly. Madagascar is considered aExpand
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Visualization of the acoustic organ of Spheniscus demersus (Spheniscidae, Aves) via diceCT at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
The videos show the digital reconstruction of ear structures of an adult specimen of the African penguin (Spheniscus demersus). The segmentation was performed based on the CT scans of a head storedExpand