The Hemiphractid Frogs
Phylogeny, Embryology, Life History, and Cytogenetics
Editor(s): Schmid M. (Würzburg)
Bogart J.P. (Guelph, Ont.)
Hedges S.B. (University Park, Pa.)
Publication year: 2013
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The major proportion of this book describes the karyotypes of 397 individuals representing 23 hemiphractid species. All karyotypes are illustrated by superb photographs selected from many hundreds taken. Modern techniques of preparation including special staining, molecular probes, in situ hybridization, and genome size measurements were used to generate these data which are also interpreted in context with the cytogenetic data published for other amphibian taxa or vertebrates.
Providing a wealth of current and archival information on hemiphractid biology and cytogenetics, this monograph is recommended for specialists in the fields of zoology, herpetology, embryology and cytogenetics, as well as for students with an interest in vertebrate cytogenetics.