Archivo de la etiqueta: Amphibians

Magnetic compass orientation in common midwife toad tadpoles, Alytes obstetricans (Anura, Alytidae)


Diego-Rasilla, F.J., Luengo, R.M. Magnetic compass orientation in common midwife toad tadpoles, Alytes obstetricans (Anura, Alytidae). J Ethol (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10164-020-00653-3 https://rdcu.be/b4AFq We provide the first evidence for y-axis magnetic compass orientation in Alytes obstetricans. Evidence for wavelength-dependent effect of light … Seguir leyendo

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Evidence of light-dependent magnetic compass orientation in urodele amphibian larvae


Diego-Rasilla, F. J. , Luengo, R. M. & Phillips, J. B. (2015). Evidence of light-dependent magnetic compass orientation in urodele amphibian larvae. Behavioural Processes, 118: 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2015.05.007 Experiments were conducted to investigate whether larval palmate newts undertake orientation toward or … Seguir leyendo

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The largest amphibian in the world, the critically endangered Chinese Giant Salamander


Giants on the Edge from Darren Williams on Vimeo.

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Girini d’Italia – Tadpoles of Italy


“Girini d’Italia – Tadpoles of Italy” is a contribution on recognition and biology of larval stages of Italian Anurans. The book framework is built by two fundamental resources:  an innovative iconography combining scientific accuracy and trait pleasantness, on the one … Seguir leyendo

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Use of a light-dependent magnetic compass for y-axis orientation in European common frog (Rana temporaria) tadpoles


Diego-Rasilla, F. J., Luengo, R. M., Phillips, J. B. 2013 Use of a light-dependent magnetic compass for y-axis orientation in European common frog (Rana temporaria) tadpoles. J Comp Physiol A. 199, 619-628. doi: 10.1007/s00359-013-0811-0 We provide evidence for the use … Seguir leyendo

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