Lissamphibia

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Lissamphibia
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The fire salamander
Scientific classification
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Lissamphibia

Haeckel, 1866
Orders

Anura
Caudata
Gymnophiona

The subclass Lissamphibia includes all living amphibians. They are classified in three orders:

Although the ancestry of each group is controversial,[1] all share certain common characteristics. This indicates they evolved from a common ancestor and so form a clade.

References[change | change source]

  1. Carroll, Robert 2009. The rise of amphibians: 300 million years of evolution. Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-9140-3