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Annual variation of ovarian structures of Boulengerula taitana (Loveridge 1935), a Kenyan caecilian
(Herpetological Association of Africa, 2015)
The Kenyan caecilian, Boulengerula taitanus inhabits a climate characterised by two distinct dry and wet seasons, and a single thermal minimum in June. It is oviparous with direct development and a remarkable dermatophagous ...
Cyclic variation of the oviduct structure of Boulengerula taitana, an oviparous species of Gymnophiona: morphological changes, proliferation and apoptosis
(Herpetological Association of Africa, 2017)
Functioning of the amphibian oviduct is the subject of many studies, but detailed understanding of caecilian reproduction exists for very few species. In this study, a description is made of morphological changes of the ...
A global assessment of alien amphibian impacts in a formal framework
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
Aims The environmental and socio-economic impacts of alien species need to be quantified in a way that makes impacts comparable. This allows managers to prioritize their control or removal based on impact scores that can ...
Why have a pet amphibian? Insights from YouTube
(Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), 2019)
The desire to own a pet amphibian is growing, and with it a growth in amphibian trade and in negative impacts on native populations, including disease transmission and invasive amphibian populations. We know very little ...