Amphibians

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Amphibians
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2012-05-22 12:35:05
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  1. Rana Pipiens
    Leopard Frog
  2. Rana catesbiana
    Bull Frog
  3. Sexual Dimorphism in Rana Catesbiana
    Larger tympanic bulla in Male
  4. Spinach causes what in Rana spp?
    Kidney Stones
  5. Spinach causes what in Turtles?
    Goiter
  6. In Bufonidae What are the rudimentary testis in female and ovary in male called?
    Bidders gland
  7. What is the name of the oflactory organ in the bufo nasal cavity?
    Jacobson's organ
  8. Bufo Marinus secretes what specifically from the Parotid gland?
    Digitalis and norepi (wear glasses)
  9. Xenopus laevis is missing what organ
    tongueless
  10. Family of Xenopus laevis
    Pipidae
  11. Solution for Xenopus embryos?
    DeBoers
  12. How does X. tropicalis differ from X. laevis?
    X. tropicalis are smaller and darker
  13. Puberty in x. laevis compared to x. tropicalis
    1yr (laevis) 5mos (tropicalis)
  14. What causes epizootics in X. tropicalis when exposed to X. laevis?
    Tx?
    • Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
    • Malachite green, itraconazaole
  15. Name four ways to dechlorinate water?
    • leave open top for 24-48 hr
    • add Sodium thiosulfate (removes chloramines)
    • aerate water
    • carbon filter (removes chloramines)
    • -zeolites removes ammonia
  16. How do you determine age in Xenopus?
    Snout to Vent length (104 cm at 2-3 years)

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