Advances in Biology / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

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

ParametersSeason
SpringSummerAutumnWinter

Body length (cm)
 Total64.02 ± 4.8367.66 ± 2.7664.55 ± 6.8961.16 ± 1.23
 SVL59.28 ± 4.4963.96 ± 3.7759.31 ± 6.6156.08 ± 1.11
 TL4.91 ± 0.534.88 ± 0.315.24 ± 0.505.08 ± 0.35
Weight (g)
 Body141.82 ± 31.41136.66 ± 6.83131.66 ± 30.51107.49 ± 1.18
 Fat13.93 ± 3.9812.93 ± 3.6112.41 ± 3.559.09 ± 2.46
Body diameter (cm)
 Neck4.20 ± 0.314.66 ± 0.204.51 ± 0.274.23 ± 0.14
 Vent7.12 ± 0.717.40 ± 0.417.55 ± 0.687.23 ± 0.00
 Upper caudal4.24 ± 0.324.35 ± 0.204.37 ± 0.264.13 ± 0.18
Orifices diameter (mm)
 Cloacae3.48 ± 1.423.18 ± 0.852.40 ± 0.472.42 ± 0.20
 Vagina (right)2.07 ± 0.801.30 ± 0.601.89 ± 1.041.81 ± 0.50
 Vagina (left)1.89 ± 0.641.24 ± 0.541.71 ± 1.091.96 ± 0.14