Histological differentiation of gular skin between male and female Micryletta inornata (Boulenger, 1890) from Yoddom Wildlife Sanctuary, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand

Histological differentiation of gular skin between male and female Micryletta inornata (Boulenger, 1890) from Yoddom Wildlife Sanctuary, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand

Prapaiporn Thongproh, Chantip Chuaynkern, Chutima Hanjavanit, Yodchaiy Chuaynkern, Pramote Ratree, Prateep Duengkae, Ekachai Phetcharat & Wassana Kingwongsa urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0EB98E46-3775-4493-B0BB-39BF812B06B8 We investigated the histological differences between the gular skin of male and female Micryletta inornata, using specimens from the Yoddom Wildlife Sanctuary in Ubon Ratchathani Province (Thailand). Whereas the gular skin of male M. inornata has a granulated aspect, it appears noticeably smoother in females. In comparison to females, male gular skin contains more pigments, and possesses a thick keratin layer on...

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