Karyotype of the Japanese salamander,Hynobius abei


A primitive representative of the Caudata endemic to Japan,Hynobius abei Sato (Caudata: Hynobiidae) has 2n=56 chromosomes, with 9 large, 4 medium and 15 small-sized homologous pairs. The morphology of the large-sized chromosomes is similar to that of the knownHynobius species, but the presence of a pair of acrocentrics in the medium-sized group and 5 pairs… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01952003


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@article{Seto2005KaryotypeOT, title={Karyotype of the Japanese salamander,Hynobius abei}, author={Takashi Seto and Mirna Matsui}, journal={Experientia}, year={2005}, volume={40}, pages={874-874} }