Certain Pelvic and Sacral Anomalies in Anura

E. E. Kovalenko, Yu. I. Kovalenko


The structure of the sacrum, pelvic arch and hind limbs in ectromelia and polymelia in froglings of ground toad (Bufo bufo) is described. The variants presented along with the formerly described anomalies of these structures in ground frogs cast doubt on the main role of pelvis and/or hind limbs in sacrum formation.


Anura; Bufo; sacrum; pelvic arch; hind limbs; ectromelia; supernumerary legs

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-1996-3-2-172-177


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