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  About the APodA
The Australian Podiatry Association (APodA) is the peak representative body for our profession and boasts a membership of approximately 550 members, or 70% of registered podiatrists in Victoria.
As such, it is the only group which can represent the profession as a whole or act on its behalf.
APodA membership entitles podiatrists to a voice in the organisation which is largely instrumental in the future direction of our profession.
www.podiatryvic.com.au /Apoda/intro.htm   (243 words)

  BATRACHIA - LoveToKnow Article on BATRACHIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Amphicoelous (bi-concave) vertebrae are found in the Apoda and in some of the Caudata; opisthocoelous (convexo-concave) vertebrae in the higher Caudata and in the lower Ecaudata; whilst the great majority of the Ecaudata have procoelous (concavo-convex) vertebrae.
The skull, in the Apoda, is remarkably solid and compact, and it possesses a postorbital or postfrontal bone (marked 1 in the figure) which does not exist in any of the otherliving batrachians.
In many of the Ecaudata, and in a few of the Caudata and Apoda, the eggs are laid in strings or bands which are twined round aquatic plants or carried by the parent; whilst in other Ecaudata they form large masses which either float on the surface of the water or sink to the bottom.
32.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BA/BATRACHIA.htm   (7178 words)

 Bird of paradise - Wikipedia
Others, such as the Cicinnurus and Parotia species, have highly ritualized mating dances, with Paroia species presenting ballet tutu-like display plumage in a dance that is among the most astounding behaviors of all birds due to its completely accidental, but nonetheless uncanny resemblance to hula and limbo dances.
These specimens had been prepared by native traders by removing their wings and feet, which led to the belief that the birds never landed but were kept permanently aloft by their plumes.
The native societies of New Guinea often use bird of paradise plumes in their dress and rituals, and the plumes were very important in Europe in ladies' millinery in past centuries.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bird+of+paradise   (574 words)

 Neochanna apoda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Neochanna: Goto: Neochanna Gìnther, 1867 Neochanna apoda Gìnther, 1867 Neochanna burrowsius McDowall, 1970 Galaxias burrowsius Phillipps, 1926; (valid as)...
Neochanna apoda, the brown mudfish (a category B threatened species), is a wetland inhabitant of the West Coast.
Neochanna apoda, Brown mudfish, Neochanna burrowsius, Canterbury mudfish, 15.0 TL.
www.specieslist.com /endangered/scientific_name/N/Neochanna_apoda.shtml   (939 words)

 The Virtual Zoo: Bird of Paradise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The first specimens of this species to reach Europe, in the 16th century, lacked feet, which gave rise to the erroneous belief that the birds spent their entire lives on the wing.
Most of the paradise plumes once used for ornament were obtained from the lesser bird of paradise, which is smaller in size.
The great bird of paradise is classified as Paradisaea apoda, the lesser bird of paradise as Paradisaea minor, the king bird of paradise as Cicinnurus regius, and the "12-wired" bird of paradise as Seleucidis melanoleuca.
library.thinkquest.org /11922/birds/birdofparadise.htm   (298 words)

 Apoda - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Apoda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
There are about 170 species known in the family Caeciliidae, forming the amphibian order Apoda (also known as Caecilia or Gymnophiona).
Caecilians have a grooved skin that gives a ‘segmented’ appearance; they have no trace of limbs or pelvis.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Apoda   (185 words)

 PLANTS Profile for Selaginella apoda (meadow spikemoss) | USDA PLANTS
PLANTS Profile for Selaginella apoda (meadow spikemoss)
See available county distributions by clicking on the states below or on the map.
Selaginella apoda (L.) Spring occures in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia
plants.usda.gov /java/profile?symbol=SEAP   (220 words)

 Plant Pathology - University of KwaZulu-Natal, PMB
Adendorff, R. and Rijkenberg, F.H.J. (1999) Direct host penetration from urediospores of Phakopsora apoda, a rust fungus on kikuyu grass.
apoda on Kikuyu grass were examined using scanning and transmission electron microscopy.
A septum delimits the penetration hypha from the primary hypha which extends further into the mesophyll and branches to form secondary hyphae.
www.ppath.unp.ac.za /conferences.asp?nav=detail&id=26   (265 words)

 Plant Pathology - University of KwaZulu-Natal, PMB
Scanning electron microscopy of direct host leaf penetration by urediospore-derived infection structures of Phakospora apoda.
Urediospore-derived infection structures of Phakopsora apoda, a rust fungus on kikuyu grass (Pennisetum clandestinum), penetrate the host leaf directly through the cuticle and not through the stomata.
A urediospore germinates on the leaf to form a short germ tube which is delimited from a terminal appressorium by a septum.
www.ppath.unp.ac.za /publications.asp?nav=detail&id=11   (212 words)

 Define Paradisea apoda : powered by In Dictionary (InDicitonary.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
[1913 Webster] Note: The bird of paradise formerly had the name Paradisea apoda, being supposed to have no feet, as these were wanting in the specimens first obtained from the East Indies.
[1913 Webster] Note: The Great emerald (Paradisea apoda) and the Lesser emerald (Paradisea minor) furnish many of the plumes used as ornaments by ladies; the Red bird of paradise is Paradisea rubra or Paradisea sanguinea; the Golden bird of paradise is Parotia aurea or Parotia sexsetacea; the King bird of paradise is Cincinnurus regius.
The name is also applied to the longer-billed birds of another related group (Epimachin[ae]) from the same region.
www.indictionary.com /define/Paradisea_apoda   (418 words)

 Neochanna apoda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
: D. Possible new non- diadromous galaxias - Galaxias vulgaris Canterbury galaxias - Neochanna apoda Brown mudfish Hauhau Neochanna burrowsius Canterbury mudfish...
Neochanna apoda Günther, 1867 -- valid -- brown mudfish.
Neochanna apoda --> 12250 --> Neochanna apoda -->
www.specieslist.com /fish_species/N/Neochanna_apoda.shtml   (453 words)

 Antique print picture of Paradisea apoda by Travies
Antique print picture of Paradisea apoda by Travies
This superb antique print is from the from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny.
Then click on the Order button at the top or the Order link at the bottom of this page.
www.finerareprints.com /animals/histoire_naturelle/vol_histoire_nat_bird_5173.htm   (237 words)

If you know better please tell me. Oh yeah, Anura has been defined as ATDOTMRCA of _Prosalirus_ + living frogs.
I honestly don't know if strict definitions have been applied to Urodela and Caudata, or to Apoda and Gymnophiona.
All recent texts I've seen use the terms Caudata and Gymnophiona - if Urodela and Apoda have been erected for more inclusive clades (e.g.
dml.cmnh.org /2000Jul/msg00238.html   (396 words)

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