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Name: NF stage 45

XAO ID: 1000057

Definition: "Nieuwkoop and Faber stage 45, corresponding to a tadpole of age 4 days, 2 hr at 22-24 Celsius and having the following external morphological criteria: Operculum partly covering gills, edge still straight. Intestine spiralized in ventral aspects, showing 1.5 revolutions. Beginning of feeding. Length: 8 - 10 mm."

Preceded By: NF stage 44 Succeeded By: NF stage 46