Salamanders Sentence Examples
There are apparently no salamanders or tailed Amphibia.
Salamanders, toads and frogs are numerous, and crocodiles abound.
In addition Cuvier accepts the Linnaean subdivisions of Amphibia-Reptilia for the tortoises, lizards (including crocodiles), salamanders and frogs; and Amphibia-Serpentes for the snakes, apodal lizards and Caeciliae.
Some of the poison-secreting glands attain a greater complication of structure and are remarkable for their large size, such as the so called "parotoid" glands on the back of the head in toads and salamanders.
Although the lungs are present in such forms as preserve the gills throughout life, it is highly remarkable that quite a number of abranchiate salamanders, belonging mostly to the subfamilies Desmognathinae and Plethodontinae, are devoid of lungs and breathe entirely by the skin and by the bucco-pharyngeal mucose membrane (20).
Other newts, and many salamanders, whether terrestrial or aquatic, pair, the male embracing the female about the fore limbs or in the pelvic region, and the males of such forms are invariably devoid of ornamental secondary sexual characters; but in spite of this amplexation the same mode of fecundation by means of a spermatophore is resorted to, although it may happen that the contents of the spermatophore are absorbed direct from the cloaca of the male.
The spermatozoa thus reach the eggs in the oviducts, where they may develop entirely, some of the salamanders being viviparous.
Studies in salamanders and mice show that low extracellular calcium increases calcium signaling between neurons in the eye as well as in the nose.
It's an odd set of priorities that takes more forethought for salamanders than for our children.
Toads, lizards, and tiger salamanders use the burrows to escape from drying winds.Advertisement
Shallow pools in the floor wriggled with cave salamanders hiding from our lights under slabs and branches.
Dozens of squashed fire salamanders seen on road here - no live ones!
Aquatic salamanders and newts are the only adult vertebrates which can regenerate a limb, and they can regenerate other structures as well.
Dozens of squashed fire salamanders seen on road here - no live ones !
In view of this, suggest one reason why cannibalistic larvae of tiger salamanders are still found.Advertisement
The end results were identical adult salamanders.
Salamanders, far from being able to withstand the action of fire, as was believed by the ancients, are only found in damp places, and emerge in misty weather only or after thunderstorms, when they may appear in enormous numbers in localities where at other times their presence would not be suspected.
Tschudi in 1838 for various salamanders from North America, which had previously been described as Lacerta or Salamandra, and which, so far as general appearance is concerned, differ little from the European salamanders.
However, these transformed salamanders, of which twenty-nine were obtained from 1865 to 1870, did not breed, although their branchiate brethren continued to do so very freely.
Formerly bears, wolves and other wild animals took refuge in its fastnesses; and bats, rats, mice and salamanders are frequent visitors.Advertisement
Even the inferior arches or chevrons of the tail of salamanders are continuously ossified with the centra.
Howes (39), dealing with the azygous (posterior) cardinal veins in salamanders and some of the Ecaudata.