The feeding system of terrestrial tiger salamanders (Ambystoma tigrinum melanostictum baird)

@article{Larsen1975TheFS,
  title={The feeding system of terrestrial tiger salamanders (Ambystoma tigrinum melanostictum baird)},
  author={John H. Larsen and Dan J. Guthrie},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  year={1975},
  volume={147}
}
High speed cinematography was used to record the feeding activities of terrestrial Ambystoma tigrinum melanostictum. A description of these activities based on films of more than 50 feeding sequences is presented, and the mechanical units involved are defined, described, and functionally analyzed. Evolutionary implications of the feeding system are discussed. 
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