amphibia


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amphibia

(æmˈfɪbɪə)
n
the amphibians considered collectively
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Noun1.amphibia - the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in wateramphibia - the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
amphibian - cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
genus Hynerpeton, Hynerpeton - earliest fossil amphibian ever found; of the Devonian; found in Pennsylvania
genus Ichthyostega - second earliest fossil amphibian ever found; of the Devonian; found in Greenland
Caudata, order Caudata, order Urodella, Urodella - salamanders; newts; congo snakes
Gymnophiona, order Gymnophiona - an order of amphibians including caecilians
Labyrinthodonta, Labyrinthodontia, superorder Labyrinthodonta, superorder Labyrinthodontia - extinct amphibians typically resembling heavy-bodied salamanders or crocodiles and having a solid flattened skull and conical teeth; Devonian through Triassic
order Stegocephalia, Stegocephalia - in former classifications a division of class Amphibia comprising all pre-Jurassic and some later extinct large salamandriform amphibia
polliwog, pollywog, tadpole - a larval frog or toad
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Translations

amphibia

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References in classic literature ?
Do you take me for an animal of the class amphibia, and that I can play with my lungs as a blacksmith does with his bellows?
Key words: Amphibia, intersexual difference, forelimb, hindlimb, sacral traits
He told the Guardian: "There is no evidence outside amphibia and tissue slices that any of this works.
Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae, Dendropsophus microcephalus (Boulenger, 1898): Distribution extensions.
amphibia in wetlands under intensive human influence (Weilhoefer and Pan, 2007).
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Notes on some new species of Reptilia and Amphibia, collected by Dr.
Sirena discovers she is an Amphibia - a race descended from the magical Merfolk, who can live on land and in sea.
Packs included a guide to invertebrate identification and how to calculate the 'health' of the lake or pond using the presence or absence of these groups; pH dipstrips; a device for measuring turbidity (water clarity) and additional identification guides on amphibia, dragonflies and pondweeds, compiled by national organisations interested in their distribution.
Taxa Number Captured % of Captures Relative Within Class Abundance (per 100TN) Amphibia Bufo sp.