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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).
Lista y Distribucion de Saurios, Anfisbenas y Tortugas (Amniota, Reptilia) de la Provincia de Cordoba.