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pl n
amphibians, including frogs and toads, which have gills and a tail in their larval state, which are discarded later in life
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Noun1.batrachia - frogs, toads, tree toadsBatrachia - frogs, toads, tree toads    
animal order - the order of animals
amphibia, class Amphibia - the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
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
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References in periodicals archive ?
At present, there are two kinds of hypotheses, one is batrachia hypothesis which is the most widely accepted by Laurin & Reisz, 1997, 2010, believing that Caudata and Anura are as a sister group, except caecilians.
The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma.Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor and Francis, London, pp.
(8.) John Anderson, Zoology of Egypt: Volume First: Reptilia and Batrachia (London: Bernard Quaritch, 1898), pp.
Descriptive catalogue of North American Batrachia and Reptilia found east of Mississippi River.