Leech-Repellent Property of Eastern Red-Spotted Newts, Notophthalmus viridescens

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dc.contributor.author Pough, F. Harvey en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-28T20:07:26Z en_US
dc.date.available 2006-08-28T20:07:26Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1971-12-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Science 174N4014 (1971) 1144-1146 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1095-9203 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/2545 en_US
dc.description.abstract Eastern red-spotted newts (Notophthalmus viridescens, Salamandridae) are rarely attacked by leeches. This protection is not shared by related salamandrids or by Ambystoma (Ambystomatidae). Tetrodotoxin is not the repelent. The immunity of Notophthalmus to leech parasitism is probably most significant in its aquatic stages, although the terrestrial efts are also protected. en_US
dc.format.extent 26767 bytes en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Association for the Advancement of Science: Science en_US
dc.subject Leeches en_US
dc.subject Newts en_US
dc.subject Repellent properties en_US
dc.title Leech-Repellent Property of Eastern Red-Spotted Newts, Notophthalmus viridescens en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.url http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.174.4014.1144

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