Browsing by Subject "Bufonidae"
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(Biomed Central Ltd, 2012-12-11)Background: Delimiting genetic units is useful to enhance taxonomic discovery and is often the first step toward understanding evolutionary mechanisms generating diversification. the six species within the Rhinella crucifer ...
Functional assessment of toad parotoid macroglands: A study based on poison replacement after mechanical compression (Elsevier B.V., 2014-09-01)Toads have a pair of parotoid macroglands behind the eyes that secrete poison used in passive defence against predators. These macroglands are composed of juxtaposed alveoli, each one bearing a syncytial gland, all connected ...