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class

amphibians
Amphibia Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  superclassis Tetrapoda - four-limbed vertebrates

Scientific synonyms

Achelata

Temporal range:Devonian – recent

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Images

Hyla arborea - European Treefrog

Hyla arborea - European Treefrog

Author: Petr Kočárek

Salamandra salamandra salamandra - Common Fire Salamander

Salamandra salamandra salamandra - Common Fire Salamander

Author: Ivan Šnajdr

Ichthyosaura alpestris - Alpine Newt

Ichthyosaura alpestris - Alpine Newt, male

Author: Jiří Novák

Functions restricted to taxon Amphibia

Important groups

Anura, Urodela
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Recently completed profiles

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subclass Lissamphibia Haeckel, 1866

Fossil taxa

subclass Labyrinthodontia
Devonian: Lower Devonian – Cretaceous: Lower Cretaceous
subclass Lepospondyli Zittel, 1888
Carboniferous: Lower Carboniferous – Permian: Upper Permian
genus Palaeogyrinus Watson, 1926 inc.sed.

Links and literature


Data source info

Moravec J. (1999): Svět zvířat VII - Obojživelníci, plazi, Albatros

Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World, American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA
Version 5.4
[Data retrieved on: 26 January 2011]

Speybroeck J.: Herpetofauna of Europe - Amphibians & Reptiles
Berkovec
[Data retrieved on: 12 September 2005]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon