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vo·mer·ine

(vō'mĕr-ēn),
Relating to the vomer.

vo·mer·ine

(vō'mĕr-ēn')
Relating to the vomer.
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We noticed that cannibalistic morph individuals in lakes with high minnow abundances (Lake 21 and Lake 140) had smaller vomerine teeth than similar morphs in the other two lakes (Ashley Lake and CLSA Wetland P6).
4) in HL; lips thin; teeth conical with slightly curved tips, extending on to outer surface of lips; teeth of upper jaw in 6-7 irregular rows anteriorly, reduced to 1-2 rows posteriorly, where they are exposed when mouth is closed; teeth in lower jaw in about 12 irregular rows anteriorly, reduced to 1-2 rows posteriorly; vomerine teeth in 2 well-separated patches, with about 10-12 teeth in each patch of holotype; palatine teeth absent.
In the two males, teeth on the rostromedial vomerine tooth ridges appeared more hypertrophied than either teeth on the caudolateral vomerine ridges or on the maxillary, premaxillary, and dentary bones [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3A, B OMITTED].
Two criteria had to be met for a larva to be designated a cannibal: (1) the larva had to express the wide head and enlarged vomerine teeth characteristic of this phenotype (Collins et al.
misoolensis, par une combinaison de caracteristiques com-prenant un patron de coloration particulier avec dorsale, anale et pelviennes jaunes, 18-19 branchiospines en moyenne sur le premier arc branchial, 11-16 ecailles sur les joues, 12-13 ecailles circumpedonculaires, la premiere dor-sale situde bien apres la naissance de ranale, la presence de dents vomerines aussi bien que palatines--une anale claire-ment arrondie avec des rayons relativement allonges sur la moitie anterieure et un corps plutot 61ance pour les deux sexes (la plus grande hauteur habituellement moms de 35% de la LS).
0) % IOD in females; supratympanic fold thick, poorly defined, bearing subconical tubercles; tympanum absent, skin in area bearing rounded tubercles; one subconical postrictal tubercle; choanae small, round, not concealed by palatal shelf of maxillary arch; vomerine odontophores median and posterior to choanae, slanted or oval in outline, separated by distance about one-half width of an odontophore, each smaller than a choanae, bearing 4-7 teeth in a slanted row or clump; tongue longer than wide, posterior 2/5 not adherent to floor of mouth, posterior edge not notched; males lack vocal slits.
3 % eye length; a single postrictal tubercle; choanae small, round, not concealed by palatal shelf of maxillary arch; vomerine odontophores median and posterior to choanae, oval, bearing slightly elevated row of 2-5 teeth, separated medially by space nearly equal width of an odontophore; tongue longer than wide, posterior 1/5 not adherent to floor of mouth, posterior edge not notched; vocal slits long, well lateral on floor of mouth; vocal sac subgular.
6); circumpeduncular scales 15-16; total gill rakers on first arch 18-20 (usually 18-19); vomerine teeth absent or present as inconspicuous rudimentary patch; head length 3.
Eleutherodactylus eremitus has larger eyes, more prominent vomerine odontophores, and is green in life.
Description: Body slender, narrower than head in males, as wide as head in gravid females; snout short, protruding beyond margin of upper jaw in dorsal and lateral views; nostrils protuberant, directed laterally with prominent internarial depression; canthus rostralis curved, rounded in section; loreal region slightly concave; top of heads flat (no cranial crests); supratympanic fold relatively prominent, obscuring uppermost edge of tympanum; tympanic annulus strong; tympanum directed dorsolaterally with slight posterior vector, separated from eye by less than tympanic length; choanae large, ellipsoidal; vomerine dentigerous processes long, narrowly separated medially, curving posterolaterally, bearing 6-12 teeth each (mean 9.
Diagnosis: A species of Chilathernia distinguished by the following combination of characters: dorsal rays V or VI-I,10 to 13 (usually 10 to 12); anal rays I,19-24 (usually I,20 or 21); pectoral rays 12 to 15 (usually 13 or 14); lateral scales 38-41 (usually 39-40), predorsal scales 19 to 21; total gill rakers on first arch 14 to 16; vomerine and palatine teeth absent; colour when freshly collected generally pale grey on upper back grading to white over most of body; diffuse greyish stripe on each scale row of back; fins generally reddish, except pectorals semi-translucent whitish.