Articles by Keyword: Gustatory Organs

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  1. The occurrence of taste buds in adults of the terrestrial ceacilian <em>Boulengerula boulengeri</em> Tornier, 1898 (Lissamphibia: Gymnophiona: Herpelidae)

    The occurrence of taste buds in adults of the terrestrial ceacilian <em>Boulengerula boulengeri</em> Tornier, 1898 (Lissamphibia: Gymnophiona: Herpelidae)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Two generations of gustatory organs occur during amphibian ontogeny in frogs and salamanders (Anura and Caudata), and are classified as taste buds or taste discs. Taste buds are present in larval forms, whereas taste discs are typical for adults. The...
  2. Taste buds in the palatal mucosa of snakes

    Taste buds in the palatal mucosa of snakes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    An examination of the oral mucosa of Crotalus and several Scolecophidia revealed the presence of taste buds. The taste buds in these two divergent groups of snakes are similar in appearance, and correspond to previous descriptions of gustatory organs in...
  3. Aseasonal reproduction in the Hottentot golden mole, <em>Amblysomus hottentotus</em> (Afrosoricida: Chrysochloridae) from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Aseasonal reproduction in the Hottentot golden mole, <em>Amblysomus hottentotus</em> (Afrosoricida: Chrysochloridae) from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The Hottentot golden mole, Amblysomus hottentotus, is a subterranean mammal that exhibits aseasonal breeding. Reproductive organs of golden moles that had been killed on a monthly basis over a period of one year were examined. Reproductive tract measurements and body...
  4. <em>Pycnoclavella</em> (Tunicata: Ascidiacea) species from the West Indian Ocean

    <em>Pycnoclavella</em> (Tunicata: Ascidiacea) species from the West Indian Ocean

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Three new Pycnoclavella species, recorded from a number of locations in Algoa and Plettenberg bays, suggest an unusual diversity for this genus in South African waters and indicate the extent to which the fauna of this part of the world...