Title

A description of developmental stages in Crocodylus porosus for use in aging eggs in the field

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Magnusson, WE & Taylor, JA 1980, 'A description of developmental stages in Crocodylus porosusfor use in aging eggs in the field', Australian Wildlife Research, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 479-485.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR9800479

Abstract

Descriptions and measurements of two series of known age embryos of C. porosus are given. Eggs for one series were incubated at temperatures ranging between 27.5 and 29,5"C, the other between 30.5 and 31.5D C. Comparison with these series should allow estimation of the approximate time when eggs were laid in the field when the temperature of the nest is known.