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Sexual Dimorphism in Rana Catesbiana
Larger tympanic bulla in Male
Spinach causes what in Rana spp?
Spinach causes what in Turtles?
In Bufonidae What are the rudimentary testis in female and ovary in male called?
What is the name of the oflactory organ in the bufo nasal cavity?
Bufo Marinus secretes what specifically from the Parotid gland?
Digitalis and norepi (wear glasses)
Xenopus laevis is missing what organ
Family of Xenopus laevis
Solution for Xenopus embryos?
How does X. tropicalis differ from X. laevis?
X. tropicalis are smaller and darker
Puberty in x. laevis compared to x. tropicalis
1yr (laevis) 5mos (tropicalis)
What causes epizootics in X. tropicalis when exposed to X. laevis?
Malachite green, itraconazaole
Name four ways to dechlorinate water?
leave open top for 24-48 hr
add Sodium thiosulfate (removes chloramines)
carbon filter (removes chloramines)
-zeolites removes ammonia
How do you determine age in Xenopus?
Snout to Vent length (104 cm at 2-3 years)