The physiological ecology of reptilian eggs and embryos, and the evolution of viviparity within the class reptilia

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 1977 Feb;52(1):71-105. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-185x.1977.tb01346.x.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Physiological
  • Animals
  • Biological Evolution
  • Biological Transport
  • Calcium / metabolism
  • Ecology
  • Egg Shell
  • Eggs*
  • Embryo, Nonmammalian / metabolism
  • Environment
  • Female
  • Models, Biological
  • Nitrogen / metabolism
  • Ovum / anatomy & histology
  • Ovum / metabolism
  • Reproduction
  • Reptiles / embryology*
  • Reptiles / metabolism
  • Reptiles / physiology
  • Species Specificity
  • Temperature
  • Water / metabolism

Substances

  • Water
  • Nitrogen
  • Calcium