Eyeball bone!

loljelloclowdz

Juvie Member
BDCEE140-7822-4F24-BFF3-2D6ACBFDC435.jpeg
I was studying for my exam tomorrow about lepidosaurs and I noticed a tiny detail on one of the tuatara skulls I’m supposed to study. I noticed it had a ring-like bone where the eye belongs so I did some research and it turns out our little beardie buddies also have this bone along with birds and turtles. (It’s called a sclerotic ring.) My only question is if this bone is actually inside their eye or if it’s just around their eye? It’s not relevant to my exam as my professor said we didn’t go over it so there’s no reason to worry about it, I just really love skull anatomy because I’ve seen how skulls have changed from lampreys to lizards at this point in the semester and I find this new bone quite interesting.
 

Drache613

BD.org Sicko
Staff member
Moderator
Hello,

That is great you are learning, it's always terrific to find new things to research! I hope your test went well for you.

Tracie
 

Members online

Latest resources

Latest posts

Latest profile posts

setting up a tank for a garter snake in a few months!!
Trying to finish setting up my beardie tank. Just gotta connect it to the power.
Okay lol so as I was told my baby was a boy when I rescued him hehe well I took him to my vet and was advised he is a she ! I was thinking of renaming her to Virgo from Toothless any suggestions for names 😊🥰
I am new and looking for a teen beardie. I have been doing a lot of research for about 2 years.
I'm new here but not new to dragons or snakes. Over the 7 years. I opened my heart and home to neglected. unwanted dras and snakes, some critical conditions. Then nursing them back to health and their final family home. I regularly help my reptiles vet with emergency appointments and I also provide the care in my little quenteen,

Forum statistics

Threads
151,868
Messages
1,217,341
Members
74,214
Latest member
Dave_in_LA
Top Bottom