A Comparative Skeletochronological Analysis of Demography of Four Amphibian Species (Anura, Ranidae) from Ivanovo Oblast’, European Russia

O. Lazareva

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frog; longevity; age of maturity; age structure

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-12-%25s-176-178

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