By Mervyn Griffiths,G. A. Kerkut
Organized into eleven chapters, this quantity starts with an outline of the ordinary background, class, and actual features of echidnas. this article then examines the meals consumption and digestion mechanisms of echidnas wherein the ground-up bugs within the buccal hollow space are permeated with saliva secreted by means of the sublingual, subaxillary, and parotid salivary glands. different chapters describe a variety of levels within the improvement of echidna embryos and pouch younger. This ebook discusses in addition the first department of the primary apprehensive procedure of echidnas, together with the prosencephalon, mesencephalon, and rhombencephalon. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains with the same anatomical features that anteaters show, and describes additionally their adjustments within the grinding ideas, forelimb anatomy, and belly buildings.
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Echidnas: International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology: Zoology (International series of monographs in pure and applied biology. Division: Zoology) by Mervyn Griffiths,G. A. Kerkut