Advances in Biology / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Seasonal Changes in Ovarian Follicle Growth in Iran Viper (Vipera albicornuta)

Table 1

Mean values of morphometric parameters from Bostanabad Zanjani viper in four seasons (M ± SD).

ParametersSeason
SpringSummerAutumnWinter

Body length (cm)
 Total73.87 ± 3.5871.25 ± 2.8871.13 ± 1.5865.61 ± 5.73
 SVL68.43 ± 2.9867.01 ± 3.0764.63 ± 2.9960.66 ± 5.34
 TL5.43 ± 0.675.1 ± 0.375.38 ± 0.164.95 ± 0.39
Weight (g)
 Body213.33 ± 30.00162.72 ± 36.76204.06 ± 1.32126.83 ± 45.27
 Fat24.45 ± 4.3315.05 ± 10.0324.93 ± 5.6213.11 ± 11.59
Body diameter (cm)
 Neck4.91 ± 0.214.78 ± 0.194.86 ± 0.054.28 ± 0.29
 Vent8.50 ± 0.597.75 ± 0.718.39 ± 0.746.78 ± 0.70
 Upper caudal4.85 ± 0.364.73 ± 0.335.01 ± 0.634.08 ± 0.30
Orifices diameter (mm)
 Cloacae4.25 ± 1.423.40 ± 0.832.63 ± 0.452.52 ± 0.09
 Vagina (right)2.03 ± 0.761.47 ± 0.331.76 ± 0.371.84 ± 0.31
 Vagina (left)2.05 ± 0.521.49 ± 0.481.55 ± 0.371.89 ± 0.32