The Karyotype of the Stream Dwelling Frog Megaelosia massarti(Anura, Leptodactylidae, Hylodinae)
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The karyotype of the hylodine frog Maegaelosia massarti is reported. The species has 2n=28 chromosomes, of which 07 pairs are metacentric, 06 submetacentric and 01 subtelocentric. NOR is located at the secondary constriction on the short arms of the submetacentric third pair. The chromosome number of M. massarti differs from the modal number (2n=26) of hylodine.
CYTOLOGIA 60(1), 49-52, 1995-03-25
Japan Mendel Society, International Society of Cytology