The chondrocranium and visceral skeleton of Pseudis minuta tadpoles are described, based on a series of five larvae in stages 31 - 35 of Gosner (1960). Among their striking characters are the presence of peculiar articular surfaces between cornua trabeculae and suprarostral cartilage, the incomplete development of the orbital cartilage, the high fenestration of the floor of the cavum cranii, the fusion of posterior foramina, and the fusion of spicules 3 and 4 in the hyobranchial skeleton.
Copyright © 1999 ISSCA and authors. This article first appeared in Alytes 16, no. 3-4 (June 17, 1999): 139-47.
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Lavilla, E. O., and Rafael O. de Sá. "Estructura del condrocraneo y esqueleto visceral de larvas de Pseudis minuta (Anura, Pseudidae)." Alytes 16, no. 3-4 (June 17, 1999): 139-47.