SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY STUDY OF THE DORSAL SURFACE OF THE TONGUE IN Chaetophractus vellerosus (MAMMALIA, DASYPODIDAE)

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Estecondo, Silvia; Codón, Stella Maris; Casanave, Emma Beatriz;
(2001)
  • Publisher: Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía
  • Subject: Mammals | Armadillo | Dasypodidae | Tongue | Lingual Papillae | Mamíferos | Lengua | Papilas linguales

The characteristics of the dorsal surface of Chaetophractus vellerosus tongue were studied by scanning electron microscopy. Simple or branched filiform, fungiform and vallate papillae are described. Simple conical filiform papillae appear in the apex, lateral edges and ... View more
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