Of the three functional types of atresia proposed by Motavkine and Varaksine (1989), it is clear that the resorption phase of the reproductive cycle
corresponds to residual atresia.
Compared with the data obtained at the field, there is a difference of at most 6 days for the vegetative cycle (EM-AN) and maximum of 12 days for the reproductive cycle
The testicular morphological changes have originated the five classes of the reproductive cycle
Studies on bat reproductive cycles
, including determination of reproductive peaks, inactive periods, and female reproductive stages are often based on assessments of an individual's reproductive stage and posterior association with environmental determinants (Fleming et al.
However, in order to confirm this information more studies are necessary about the species reproductive cycle
and of the rate of exploration of the natural banks in the area.
Females had a seasonal reproductive cycle
, with maximum ovarian activity in late winter (Fig.
The complex regulation of the female reproductive cycle
is typically taught in a traditional lecture by presenting hormonal changes and their effects on the ovaries and uterus in graphical form similar to Figure 1.
Because of the asynchronous nature of the reproductive cycle
of females, the methods described by Braccinni et al.
Nevertheless, we noted that the damming of Manso river may have interfered on the reproduction of some lizards species, especially if the reproductive cycle
is regulated by the rainfall in the habitat.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the reproductive cycle
of C bicinctores in the southern portion of this species range.
atrocostata in all months sampled, (January to September), larger monthly samples from different parts of its range will be needed to ascertain geographic variations in its reproductive cycle
Synchronous females are in the same stage of the reproductive cycle
, while in a population of asynchronous females, all can be at different stages of the reproductive cycle