Morphological re-evaluation of the parotoid glands of Bufo ictericus ( Amphibia , Anura , Bufonidae )

@inproceedings{Almeida2007MorphologicalRO,
  title={Morphological re-evaluation of the parotoid glands of Bufo ictericus ( Amphibia , Anura , Bufonidae )},
  author={Pablo Germano de Almeida and Flavia Abreu Felsemburgh and Rodrigo Alves Azevedo and Lycia de Brito-Gitirana},
  year={2007}
}
Multicellular glands in the amphibian integument represent a signifi cant evolutionary advance over those of fi shes. Bufonids have parotoid glands, symmetrically disposed in a post-orbital position. Their secretion may contribute to protection against predators and parasites. This study provides a re-evaluation of the morphology of the Bufo ictericus… CONTINUE READING