Triploidy in Hochstetter's frog, Leiopelma hochstetteri, from New Zealand

@inproceedings{Green1984TriploidyIH,
  title={Triploidy in Hochstetter's frog, Leiopelma hochstetteri, from New Zealand},
  author={David M. Green and James Kezer and Ronald Nussbaum},
  year={1984}
}
Abstract Autotriploidy is described in a female of the endemic New Zealand frog Leiopelma hochstetteri. This frog was found to have 3n=33 chromosomes plus 2 supernumerary chromosomes. All the chromosomes in the karyotype of this species contained C-band heterochromatin at the centromeres. A prominent C-band was found to be associated with a secondary constriction on chromosome no. 7. The supernumerary chromosomes in this species appear to be mitotically stable and contain C-band heterochromatin… CONTINUE READING