Viviparous sentence example
Prosorhocmus claparedii is a viviparous form.
Sea-snakes are viviparous and pass their whole life in the water; they soon die when brought on shore.
They are unable to move on land, feed on fishes, are viviparous and poisonous.
Marsupials may be defined as viviparous (that is non-egglaying) mammals, in which the young are born in an imperfect condition, and almost immediately attached to the teats of the mammary glands; the latter being generally enclosed in a pouch, and the front edge of the pelvis being always furnished with epipubic or "marsupial" bones.
A, Winged female; B, winged D, viviparous wingless female from in patches from old apple trees, where the insects live in the rough bark and form cankered growths both above and below ground.Advertisement
They are viviparous; the young are fully formed at birth, and differ from the adult only in size and colour.
Many Gastropoda deposit their eggs, after fertilization, enclosed in capsules; others, as Paludina, are viviparous; others, again, as the Zygobranchia, agree with the Lamellibranch Conchifera (the bivalves) in having simple exits for the ova without glandular walls, and therefore discharge their eggs unenclosed in capsules freely into the sea-water; such unencapsuled eggs are merely enclosed each in its own delicate chorion.
Pedal centres in the form of ganglionated cords; kidney provided with a ureter; viviparous; fluviatile.
Spire of shell somewhat elongated; mantle-border fringed; viviparous; fluviatile.
The female is viviparous, and the young, which, unlike the parent, are provided with a long tail, live free in water; it was formerly believed from the frequency with which the legs and feet were attacked by this parasite that the embryo entered the skin directly from the water, but it has been shown by Fedschenko, and confirmed by Manson, Leiper and others, that the larva bores its way into the body of a Cyclops and there undergoes further development.Advertisement
In various groups of the Hexapoda - aphids and some flesh-flies (Sarcophagi), for example - the egg undergoes development within the body of the mother, and the young insect is born in an active state; such insects are said to be " viviparous."
In Paludina the whorls of the spiral are very prominent; the genus is viviparous.
The female scorpion is viviparous, and the young are produced in a highly developed condition as fully formed scorpions.
Zworo oUvra Ev aurois, viviparous Enaema (= Mammals, including the Whale).
Wotton divides the viviparous quadrupeds into the many-toed, double-hoofed and single-hoofed.Advertisement
They feed on fish, frogs and other aquatic animals, and are innocuous and viviparous.
They are viviparous like the Typhlopidae, upon which they feed besides worms and insects.
These tail-shielded snakes, of which about 40 species are known, are viviparous and burrow in the ground, preferring damp mountainforests.
These snakes are all very poisonous, mostly viviparous and found in all tropical and subtropical countries, with the exception of Madagascar and New Zealand.
All the Viperidae are very poisonous and all, except the African Atractaspis, are viviparous.Advertisement
Some of these comicallooking little creatures are viviparous, others deposit their eggs in the ground.
Ireland; it is viviparous.
Germary and ovary paired; oviduct absent; young viviparous.
One member of the Cyprinidae is at present known to be viviparous, but no observations have as yet been made on its habits.
This interesting animal, though a member of the Amphibia, is terrestrial and viviparous.Advertisement
One species Callistochiton viviparus is viviparous and its ova develop without a larval stage in the maternal oviduct.
All the known forms of plant-life are either fungi or allied to them, and many are only microscopic. The most interesting inhabitants of Mammoth Cave are the blind, wingless grasshoppers, with extremely long antennae; blind, colourless crayfish (Cambarus pellucidus, Telk.); and the blind fish, Amblyopsis spelaeus, colourless and viviparous, from 1 in.
Very few Crustacea are viviparous in the sense that the eggs are retained within the body until hatching takes place (some Phyllopoda), but, on the other hand, the great majority carry the eggs in some way or other after their extrusion.
Some species, such as Poa stricta, are known only in this viviparous condition; others, like our British species Festuca ovina, and Poa alpina, become viviparous under the special climatic. conditions.
The vegetation of the forests, the abundant epiphytes, the treemosses, the filmy ferns and the viviparous character of many of the ferns, show clearly how abundant the rainfall is in the eastern forest region.Advertisement
As already stated, Peripatus is viviparous.
In place of developing flower-buds, bracts may, in certain circumstances, as in proliferous or viviparous plants, produce leaf-buds.
Not the least interesting features connected with this strange life-history are the facts that the young may be born by the oviparous or viviparous methods and either gamogenetically or agamogenetically, and may develop into winged forms or remain wingless, and that the males only appear in any number at the close of the season.
The spermatozoa thus reach the eggs in the oviducts, where they may develop entirely, some of the salamanders being viviparous.
In all the tailless batrachians (with the exception of a single known viviparous toad),the male clings to the female round the breast, at the arm-pits, or round the waist, and awaits, often for hours or days, the deposition of the ova, which are immediately fecundated by several seminal emissions.Advertisement
Some of these batrachians are viviparous.
Viviparous parturition is known among the Caudata (Salamandra, Spelerpes fuscus), and the Apoda (Dermophis thomensis, Typhlonectes cornpressicauda); also in a little toad (Pseudophryne vivipara) recently discovered in German East Africa (41).
The 2 pictures below show the viviparous blenny, so called because the female gives birth to live young.
Viviparous adult females release L1 larvae into fresh water.
Of note there was adder, as well as viviparous lizard and slow worm.Advertisement
A. c. vivipara, with its panicles of graceful viviparous awns, resembles a miniature Pampas Grass.
The escape of the insect takes place on the spontaneous bursting of the walls of the vesicle, probably when, after viviparous (thelytokous) reproduction for several generations, male winged insects are developed.
Viviparous plants are an illustration of substitution of vegetative buds for flower.
Naultinus elegans of New Zealand is said to be viviparous; the others lay but one rather large egg at a time.
All the skinks seem to be viviparous, and they prefer dry, sandy ground, in which they burrow and move quickly about in search of their animal food.Advertisement