Mastigodryas bifossatus bifossatus (Raddi) (Panther snake; Jararacuçu do brejo; Nyakaniná) 2n = 36

  • Maria Luiza Beçak
  • Willy Beçak
  • Franklin L. Roberts
  • Robert N. Shoffner
  • E. Peter Volpe

Abstract

Short term cultures of blood furnished the karyotypes here presented. The 4th pair of macrochromosomes is heteromorphic in the female (ZW) and homomorphic in the male (ZZ).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Luiza Beçak
  • Willy Beçak
  • Franklin L. Roberts
  • Robert N. Shoffner
  • E. Peter Volpe

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