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Xenopus laevis stage series: complete

Fate maps Movies Development time/temperature Anatomical Ontology

Digitized images and developmental data from Nieuwkoop and Faber (1994) Normal Table of Xenopus laevis (Daudin). Garland Publishing Inc, New York ISBN 0-8153-1896-0.

Click on the small images to download larger versions (most are < 0.1 MB, 300 dpi jpg files, and TIFF files are also available).

Copyright © 1994 Pieter D. Nieuwkoop and J. Faber. Digital images created by Xenbase.


Stage 1 (egg), animal view
0 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 1 (egg), dorsal view
0 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 1 (egg), ventral view
0 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 2- (2-cell), animal view
1 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 2 (2-cell), animal view
1 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 2 (2-cell), ventral view
1 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 3 (4-cell), animal view
2 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 3 (4-cell), dorso-lateral view
2 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 4 (8-cell), animal view
2 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 4 (8-cell), lateral view
2 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 5 (16-cell), animal view
2 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 5 (16-cell), dorsal view
2 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 6 (32-cell), animal view
3 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 6.5 blastula, animal view
3 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 6.5 blastula, dorsal view
3 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 6.5 blastula, ventral view
3 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 7 blastula, animal view
4 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 7 blastula, dorsal view
4 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 7 blastula, ventral view
4 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 8 blastula, animal view
5 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 8 blastula, dorsal view
5 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 8 blastula, ventral view
5 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 9 blastula, vegetal view
7 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 10, vegetal view
9 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 10.5, vegetal view
11 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 10.5, vegetal view
11 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 11, vegetal view
11 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 11.5, vegetal view
12 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 12, vegetal view
13 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 12.5, posterior-dorsal
14 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 13, posterior-dorsal
14 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 14, lateral view
16 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 14, posterior-dorsal
16 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 15, anterior view
17 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 15, posterior-dorsal
17 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 16, anterior view
18 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 16, posterior-dorsal
18 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 17, anterior view
18 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 17, dorsal view
18 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 18, anterior view
19 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 19, anterior view
20 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 19, dorsal view
20 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 20, anterior view
21 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 20, dorsal view
21 hr 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 21, anterior view
22 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 21, dorsal view
22 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 22, dorsal view
24 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 22, lateral view
24 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 23, dorsal view
1 day, 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 23, lateral view
1 day, 45 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 24, dorsal view
1 day, 2 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 24, lateral view
1 day, 2 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 25, dorsal view
1 day, 3 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 25, lateral view
1 day, 3 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 26, dorsal view
1 day, 5 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 26, lateral view
1 day, 5 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 27, dorsal view
1 day, 7 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 27, lateral view
1 day, 7 hr 15 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 28, dorsal view
1 day, 8 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 28, lateral view
1 day, 8 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 29-30, lateral view
1 day, 11 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 31, lateral view
1 day, 13 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 32, lateral view
1 day, 16 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 33-34, lateral view
1 day, 20 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 35-36, lateral view
2 days, 2 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 37-38, lateral view
2 days, 5 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 39, lateral view
2 days, 8 hr 30 min pf @ 23°c

Stage 40, lateral view
2 days, 18 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 41, lateral view
3 days, 4 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 41, ventral view
3 days, 4 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 42, lateral view
3 days, 8 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 42, ventral view
3 days, 8 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 43, lateral view
3 days, 15 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 43, ventral view
3 days, 15 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 44, ventral view
3 days, 20 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 45, lateral view
4 days, 2 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 46, lateral view
4 days, 10 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 46, ventral view
4 days, 10 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 47, lateral view
5 days, 12 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 47, ventral view
5 days, 12 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 48, lateral view
7 days, 12 hr pf @ 23°c

Stage 49, lateral view
12 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 49, ventral view
12 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 50, lateral view
15 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 51, lateral view
17 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 52, lateral view
21 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 53, lateral view
24 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 54, lateral view
26 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 48-54, limb buds

Stage 55, lateral view
32 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 56, lateral view
38 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 57, lateral view
41 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 58, lateral view
44 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 59, lateral view
45 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 59, ventral view
45 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 60, dorsal view
46 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 60, lateral view
46 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 60, ventral view
46 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 61, dorsal view
48 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 61, lateral view
48 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 61, ventral view
48 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 62, dorsal view
49 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 62, lateral view
49 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 62, ventral view
49 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 63, dorsal view
51 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 63, ventral view
51 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 64, dorsal view
53 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 64, ventral view
53 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 65, dorsal view
54 days pf @ 23°c

Stage 66, dorsal view
58 days pf @ 23°c

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