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Crocuta crocuta (Spotted Hyena)

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Cell Type SampledGanglion Cells
Staining/Visualization MethodCresyl Violet
Type of Retinal SpecializationHorizontal Streak
Peak Density 4200
Peak Density UnitsCells/sq.mm
Retinal Position of SpecializationNT
Total Number of Cells260000
ReferenceCalderone, J. B., B. E. Reese, et al. (2003). "Topography of photoreceptors and retinal ganglion cells in the spotted hyena (Crocuta Crocuta)." Brain Behavior And Evolution 62(4): 182-192.
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PublisherKarger
Species Information
Taxonomic Classification (Vertebrate Class)Mammalia
SubclassTheria
OrderCarnivora
SpeciesCrocuta crocuta
Common NameSpotted Hyena
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Habitativing in savannah, dry woodland and desert habitats
Body Size
Developmental StageAdult
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