Lissamphibia

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Translingual[edit]

Rana arvalis
Gymnopis multiplicata
Salamandra salamandra

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λισσός (lissós, smooth) + ἀμφίβια (amphíbia), nominative neuter plural of ἀμφίβιος (amphíbios, two types of life), from ἀμφί (amphí, of both kinds) + βίος (bíos, life).

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Lissamphibia

  1. A taxonomic subclass within the class Amphibia — the recent (early Mesozoic to present) amphibia.

Usage notes[edit]

Lissamphibia has previously been used to include all extant amphibians, while excluding the main Paleozoic tetrapod groups. There is debate as to whether it constitutes a clade. Some writers argue that Gerobatrachus hottoni (early Permian) belongs in Lissamphibia. For more details, see Wikipedia-logo.png Lissamphibia on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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