prepollex

prepollex

(priːˈpɒlɛks)
n
(Zoology) (of some mammals, reptiles, and amphibians) an undeveloped digit growing on the inner side of the forelimb
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They also have thorns in prepollex. They can be found in dry and moist tropical forests, in open areas and savannahs (Heyer et al.
(2003), such as: dark triangle spot between eyes, robust body, males with dark thorns on prepollex in their hands; in life they were green color on dorsum and white on venter.
Individuals presented diagnosis characters for this species given by Lema and Martins (2011), such as: presence of prepollex in males, snout short, granules on the skin of dorsum; life color is greenish gray on dorsum and pale yellow with paler spots on venter.
Arm length 20% SVL; hand length 34% SVL; upper arm slender; forearm moderately robust; no axillary membrane; fingers bearing large, expanded disks; several large and small rounded tubercles present in ulnar region, aligned; pollical tubercle oval; prepollex enlarged, with keratinized spinous nuptial excrescence; subarticular tubercles large, globular or very slightly obtuse in lateral profile, rounded to ovoid in basal outline, Fingers I and II with one, Fingers III and IV with two; palmar tubercles indistinct; accessory palmar tubercles small, globular in lateral profile, rounded in basal outline, in rows, few, Finger I with none, Finger II with 1, Finger III with 1 of 2, Finger IV with 2; Finger III pad width 86% tympanum diameter.