The Osteology of Acris and Limnaoedus (Amphibia: Hylidae)

  title={The Osteology of Acris and Limnaoedus (Amphibia: Hylidae)},
  author={Charles J. Chantell},
Disarticulated skeletons of 99 individuals of Acris and Limnaoedus were studied. The ethmoid, parasphenoid, premaxilla, hyoid, atlas, clavicle, coracoid, scapula, humerus, radio-ulna, sacrum, urostyle, ilium, ischio-pube, femur and tibiale-fibulare were examined in specimens of Acris crepitans crepitans, A. c. blanchardi, A. gryllus gryllus, A. g. dorsalis and Limnaoedus ocularis. Diagnostic characters occurring on the ethmoid, parasphenoid, premaxilla, hyoid, coracoid, scapula, humerus, sacrum… CONTINUE READING


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