ACLAM Secondary Species

  1. This fungus causes devastating losses in amphibian populations
    Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis or chytriomycosis
  2. The class of bony fish
  3. Ichthyophthirius multifilis has this common name
    how is this diagnosed on microscopy?
    • white spot disease
    • horse shaped nucleus in cell
  4. Ich's replicative stage is called?
    Trophont- horse shaped nuc.
  5. FETAX stands for?
    How long
    • Frog Embryo Teratogenesis Assay of Xenopus
    • 96 hours
  6. What chemical is used to remove the jelly from an oocyte of Xenopus?
  7. Axolotl scientific name
    Ambystoma mexicanum
  8. Mudpuppies scientific name
  9. These species have been used for antiemetic studies for their ability easily regurgitate
    Rana pipiens and Rana catesbiana
  10. Moistened_____ moss is a good substrate for any amphibian species
  11. Salamadner genus
  12. Chloramines are removed by which two specific methods
    Activitated charcoal or adding sodium thiosufate
  13. ____ and ____ are highly toxic to amphibians
    Copper and Phenolics
  14. This species produces a toxin when its parotoid gland is pressed. And what should be worn as a safety precaution?
    • Bufo marinus
    • eye protection
  15. PIC stands for
    passive integrated transponder, injected intracoelomically for identification
  16. amphibians secrete from two types of glands. Name them and their function
    • mucus-protective, retain body fluids
    • granular- protect against predators and secrete antibacterial and antifungal agents
  17. Poison Dart Frog
  18. The antibacterial peptide secreted by Xenopus Laevis
  19. Salamander has this modification of its post-sacral vertebrae and legs and ribs
    • urostyle
    • and tibiafibula
    • cartilagenous ribs
  20. _____ is the primary respiratory organ in amphibians
    skin must be kept moist
  21. amphibians like the plethodons salamanders have a ____ chambered heart and blood from the rear half of the body is drained by which vein?
    3, hepatic portal
  22. This system contains neuromasts that detect changes in water pressure
    Lateral lines
  23. Mudpuppy
    Necturus maculosus
  24. Hellbender
    Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
  25. Tiger Salamander
    Ambystoma tigrinum
  26. Red backed Salamander
    Plethodon cinereus
  27. Red Spotted newt
    Notophthalamus viridescens
  28. Fire bellied toad
    Bombina orientalis
  29. Green Tree Frog
    Hyla cinera
  30. Giant toad
    Bufo marinus
  31. Lucke Tumor Herpesvirus occurs in which species
    Rana pipiens (leopord frog)
  32. LTHV causes what
    renal adenocarcinomas
  33. Iridovirus has what other names and causes what?
    tadpole edema virus, viral hemorrhagic septicemia; epidermal hemorrhage and sloughing
  34. Frog Erythrocytic Virus is found in what
    cytoplasm of erythrocytes in wild Rana
  35. Xenopus infected with this nematode have a roughened pitted appearance to the skin
    Pseudocapillarioides xenopi
  36. A cottony mat of fungal hyphae on the skin of a frog is most likely caused by which fungi?
  37. Green Iguana
    iguana iguana
  38. Anole
    Anolis carolinensis
  39. Broad-head skink
    Eumeces laticeps
  40. Red Eared Slider
    Trachemys scripta elegans
  41. Leopard gecko
    Eublepharis macularius
  42. Painted turtle
    Chysemys picta
  43. Box turtle
    Terrapene carolina
  44. Hermanns tortoise
    Testudo hermanni
  45. Gophr tortoise
    Gopherus polyphemus
  46. Garter snake
    Thamnophis sirtalis
  47. Banded water snake
    Nerodia fasciata
  48. Rat snake
    Elaphe obsoleta
  49. Corn snake
    Elaphe guttata
  50. King snake
    Lampropetlis getula
  51. Boa constirctor
    Boa constrictor
  52. Ball python
    Python regius
  53. American alligator
    Alligator mississippiensis
  54. Common caiman
    Caiman crocodilus
  55. The term for snake eating
  56. UVB spectrum to provide vitamin D3 is in what range?
    290-320 nm
  57. How often should UV lights be replaced?
    Every 6 months
  58. Anapsida are....
    Bony shelled like turtles
  59. Diapsids include which who families
    Saurians (crocs) and lepidosaurians (lizards and snakes)
  60. Alligators use in research
    transmyocardial perfusion and environmental tox studies
  61. This is the connection between the ventricles in crocs (because they have 2 remember)
    Foramen of Panizza
  62. Name the skin parasite that colonizes hamsters and how they burrow
    • Demodex criteci
    • epidermal pits, not follicle
  63. Name the difference between Demodex Aurati and Demodex criteci
    • Demodex aurati is long and thin (egg also), found in follicle
    • Demodex criceti is short and round (oval egg), not found in follicle
  64. Name the gerbil pinworm
    Dentostomella translucida
  65. What condition results in edentia in the hamster?
    Hamster Parvovirus
  66. Hamster Parvovirus is related to which in mice?
  67. Name the Hamster pinworm
    Syphacia mesocricetus
  68. What is the sequela to atrial thrombosis in hamster?
    right and left ventricular hypertrophy
  69. Dentostomella translucida has what lifecycle
    Egg Shed?
    Location in intestine?
    direct, eggs shed in feces, dudodenum
  70. What order, suborder and family do ruminants belong to?
    • Artiodactyla
    • rumenantia
    • bovidae
  71. Genus and species of sheep
    Ovis aries
  72. Genus and Species of goats
    Capra hircus
  73. ___ cattle serve as a model for leukocyte adhesion defeciency
  74. Placentation of ruminants
    Epithelialchorial and cotelydonary
  75. Removing wool before parturition to reduce fecal contamination around the perineum is called?
  76. The African Dormouse is used in what studies and scientifc name?
    Graphiurus kelleni is used for monkeypoxvirus
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ACLAM Secondary Species
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