A developmental staging series for the African house snake, Boaedon (Lamprophis) fuliginosus.

@article{Boback2012ADS,
  title={A developmental staging series for the African house snake, Boaedon (Lamprophis) fuliginosus.},
  author={Scott M. Boback and Eric K Dichter and Hemlata L Mistry},
  journal={Zoology},
  year={2012},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={38-46}
}
Embryonic staging series are important tools in the study of morphological evolution as they establish a common standard for future studies. In this study, we describe the in ovo embryological development of the African house snake (Boaedon fuliginosus), a non-venomous, egg-laying species within the superfamily Elapoidea. We develop our staging series based on external morphology of the embryo including the head, eye, facial prominences, pharyngeal slits, heart, scales, and endolymphatic ducts… CONTINUE READING
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