amphibian family


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Noun1.amphibian family - any family of amphibiansamphibian family - any family of amphibians    
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
Ambystomatidae, family Ambystomatidae - New World salamanders
Cryptobranchidae, family Cryptobranchidae - large aquatic salamanders: hellbenders; giant salamanders
Dicamptodontidae, family Dicamptodontidae - large and small highly aquatic salamanders
family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae - small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults
family Ranidae, Ranidae - a family nearly cosmopolitan in distribution: true frogs
family Leptodactylidae, Leptodactylidae - New World frogs; in some classifications essentially coextensive with the family Bufonidae
family Polypedatidae, Polypedatidae - Old World tree frogs
Ascaphidae, family Ascaphidae - family of one species of frog: tailed frog
Discoglossidae, family Discoglossidae - family of Old World toads having a fixed disklike tongue
family Pelobatidae, Pelobatidae - the amphibian family of spadefoot toads
family Hylidae, Hylidae - the amphibian family of tree frogs
Brevicipitidae, family Brevicipitidae, family Microhylidae, Microhylidae - narrow-mouthed toads and sheep frogs; some burrow and some are arboreal; found worldwide
family Pipidae, Pipidae - tongueless frogs
family Xenopodidae, Xenopodidae - in some classifications the family of the genus Xenopus which is otherwise included in the family Pipidae
Caeciliadae, Caeciliidae, family Caeciliadae, family Caeciliidae - coextensive with the order Gymnophiona: legless amphibians
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
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When you first go into, for instance, the amphibian section you are greeted with an overview of the amphibian family.