Amniota


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Noun1.Amniota - higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during developmentAmniota - higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
amniote - any member of the Amniota
mammal, mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
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Perhaps Cynodontipus-type burrows were made by a variety of tetrapods and represent plesiomorphic digging behaviour at the level of Amniota, using synapomorphybased trace-maker identification (Olsen 1995a; Carrano and Wilson 2001).
La evolucion del huevo amniota, que fue un paso fundamental en la conquista del ambiente terrestre por parte de los vertebrados, involucra la evolucion de cuatro membranas que se desarrollan por fuera del cuerpo del embrion pero derivan de el, las membranas extraembrionarias (Figura 3a).
Lista y Distribucion de Saurios, Anfisbenas y Tortugas (Amniota, Reptilia) de la Provincia de Cordoba.