Contributions to Zoology, 78 (1) - 2009

Development, comparative morphology and cornification of reptilian claws in relation to claws evolution in tetrapods

Lorenzo Alibardi

Dipartimento di Biologia evoluzionistica sperimentale, University of Bologna, Via Selmi 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy, lorenzo.alibardi@unibo.it

Keywords: autoradiography, claws, cornification, histogenesis, reptiles, ultrastructure