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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (12): jeb204271.
Published: 25 June 2019
... transmissive than those of bufonids, decreasing sensitivity to ultraviolet light. Anura Bufonidae Light transmittance Lens Ranidae Spectral sensitivity The phenomenon of vision relies on photons hitting photoreceptors cells, and in vertebrates this implies that light must traverse the lens...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (2): jeb186544.
Published: 18 January 2019
... advantage in a foraging context. We discuss putative consequences of such advanced neuromotor skills for diversification and ecological success of the Natatanura group. Summary: This article provides the first comparative study exploring the head compensatory movements of Anura in an ecomorphological...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (20): 3637–3644.
Published: 15 October 2014
... analysis; P.R.-H., T.P., P.A. and A.H. performed the kinematic analysis. Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. 21 6 2014 16 8 2014 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Anura Kinematics Locomotion Swimming...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (22): 4139–4143.
Published: 15 November 2013
.... , Delfino   G. , Jantra   S. ( 2003 ). An overview of breeding glands . In Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Anura (ed. Jamieson   B. G. M. ), pp. 253 - 317 . Enfield, NH : Science Publishers . Carson   F. L. , Hladik   C. ( 2009 ). Histotechnology: A Self-Instructional...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (10): 1928–1937.
Published: 15 May 2013
... rates within existing phylogenetic and/or ecological constraints. Anura biomechanics geometric morphometrics high-speed digital imaging Hylidae tadpole FUNDING R.J.W.'s research is supported by the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (grant 8194-2002-44240...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (14): 2465–2470.
Published: 15 July 2012
... endurance swimming jumping frog climate change Silurana Anura Amphibians are pertinent model taxa with which to investigate the effects of climate change as their physiological performance is highly thermally dependent ( Navas et al., 2008 ; Wilson and Franklin, 2000 ; Wilson et al., 2000...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (24): 3800–3807.
Published: 15 December 2008
... Myobatrachidae Anura amphibian Anuran amphibians reproduce in highly diverse ways, including depositing eggs in terrestrial nests ( Altig and Johnston, 1989 ). In terrestrial breeding species without parental care, selection of nest sites with adequate water availability is critical, as eggs lose water...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (16): 2836–2842.
Published: 15 August 2007
...@berkeley.edu ) 10 6 2007 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 anura auditory discrimination categorical perception frog vocal communication Xenopus Vocal communication requires the decoding of spectral and temporal information from sounds. Acoustic features such as...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (17): 3448–3456.
Published: 01 September 2006
... ancestor. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: sepeters@email.uncc.edu ) 20 6 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 muscle anura amplexus Bufo marinus Rana catesbeiana Studies of muscle structure and function have often used frogs as model organisms...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (1): 66–77.
Published: 01 January 2006
...@mail.uri.edu ) 3 11 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 locomotion anura frog Rana esculenta ground reaction force jumping spring-dashpot model The approach to quantifying terrestrial locomotor performance in adult anurans has thus far been based on (1...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (8): 1435–1443.
Published: 15 April 2005
...: sandra.nauwelaerts@ua.ac.be ) 12 1 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 locomotion swimming frog Rana esculenta Anura hind limb DPIV force Much of what we know about animal locomotion is derived from studies that examined animals moving within single, homogeneous...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (8): 1361–1368.
Published: 15 March 2004
... primary tongue-based swallowing mechanism. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: robblevine@mac.com ) 19 1 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 eye retraction swallowing feeding frog Rana pipiens Anura denervation retractor bulbi biomechanics It is...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (23): 4341–4351.
Published: 01 December 2003
... correspondence (e-mail: sandran@uia.ua.ac.be ) 21 8 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 locomotion Anura frog Rana esculenta kinematics swimming jumping In this study, we evaluate the use of propulsive impulse as a covarying performance measure that fulfils the...