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amplexus

[am′plek·səs]
(botany)
Having the edges of a leaf overlap the edges of a leaf above it in vernation.
(vertebrate zoology)
The copulatory embrace of frogs and toads.
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For each individual anuran found, we recorded the species, location, activity (calling, amplexus, resting), and microhabitat according to type of substrate (sand, leaf-litter, rock and water) or plant life-form (tree, grass, bromeliads, agaves, herbs).
The increase of these elements allows stronger hold of males on females during amplexus and resistance of takeover by competing males (Howard & Kluge 1985).
Interspecific amplexus between Ecnomiohyla miotympanum (Anura: Hylidae) and Rhinella marina (Anura: Bufonidae) in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico.
El latin reza asi: "Igitur Polus lugubri habitu Electrae indutus ossa atque urnam e sepulcro tulit filii et quasi Oresti amplexus opplevit omnia non simulacris neque imitamentis, sed luctu atque lamentis veris et spirantibus.
En algunas especies, ambos sexos pueden producir llamadas de liberacion, que son aquellas que se producen por individuos no receptivos al amplexus ante el abrazo de un macho.
maculatus en cautiverio, ya sea en acuarios o estanques, son extremadamente sensibles a las infecciones por ectoparasitos, encontrandose, por ejemplo, en piel y branquias el ich, Ichtyophthirius multifilis, protozoo ciliado dulceacuicola (Mitchell, 1989; Correa, 2004), el copepodo de agua dulce Abergasilis amplexus (McDowall, 1990) y en aguas marinas el copepodo Caligus rogercresseyi.
And field observations in southern Japan's Amami islands, the frog's only home, showed that the males indeed jab their spikes into the sides of the females to hold on during amplexus - a form of pseudocopulation in which the males mount the female and fertilize her eggs as, or soon after, she lays them.
Instructors induce breeding and amplexus in Xenopus by subcutaneous injections of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG; Sigma CG-5 dissolved in sterile saline at 1000 IU/mL) into the dorsal lymph sac (Figure 1A) using a 1-mL tuberculin syringe using either a 1-day or 2-day procedure (Table 1).
Sin embargo, los datos de algunas posturas provenientes directamente de parejas en amplexus (E.
3) from Symphosius's preface and "Post mille amplexus, post dulcia savia penem / confiniis laterum detortum suscipe, posco .