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Bat Embryonic Stages

Embryonic Stages 18-23, the fetal stage and a newborn bat M. schreibersii fuliginosus.


  • A1-A6 - Stage 18
  • B1-B6 - Stage 20
  • C1-C6 - Stage 23
  • D1-D6 - fetal stage
  • E1-E6 - newborn


  • A1, B1, C1, D1, E1 - Lateral view with dorsal to the right
  • A2, B2, C2, D2, E2 - Ventral view
  • A3, B3, C3, D3, E3 - Dorsal view of the head and trunk
  • A4, B4, C4, D4, E4 - Dorsal view of the trunk and tail
  • A5, B5, C5, D5, E5 - Close-up for the left forelimb
  • A6, B6, C6, D6, E6 - Close-up for the left hindlimb


a, autopod; cc, calcar; cl, claw; cp, claw primordium; s, stylopod; tm, thumb; tt, tooth; urp, uropatagium; z, zeugopod.

Bar = 1 mm in A4, B4, C4, D4, E4 (applies to A1-4, B1-4, C1-4, D1-4, E1-4), A5-6, B5-6, C5-6, D5-6 and E5-6.

Bat Images: Craniofacial Development Carollia perspicillata Stage 10-13 | Stage 12-17 | Stage 18-23 | Miniopterus schreibersii fuliginosus Stage 13-17 | Limb Stage 13-17 | Limb Growth Stage 13-17 | Stage 18-23 | Hipposideros pratti Stage 11-22


<pubmed>20092640</pubmed>| PMC: 2824742

BMC Dev Biol. 2010; 10: 10.

Published online 2010 January 21. doi: 10.1186/1471-213X-10-10.

Copyright ©2010 Wang et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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