HyperDic: amphibia

English > 1 sense of the word amphibia:
NOUNanimalamphibia, class Amphibiathe class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water
English > amphibia: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians.
Synonymclass Amphibia
Member ofVertebrata, subphylum Vertebrata, Craniata, subphylum Craniatafishes
MembersGymnophiona, order GymnophionaAn order of amphibians including caecilians
Hynerpeton, genus HynerpetonEarliest fossil amphibian ever found
Labyrinthodontia, superorder Labyrinthodontia, Labyrinthodonta, superorder LabyrinthodontaExtinct amphibians typically resembling heavy-bodied salamanders or crocodiles and having a solid flattened skull and conical teeth
Salientia, order Salientia, Anura, order Anura, Batrachia, order Batrachiafrogs, toads, tree toads
Stegocephalia, order StegocephaliaIn former classifications a division of class Amphibia comprising all pre-Jurassic and some later extinct large salamandriform amphibia
Urodella, order Urodella, Caudata, order Caudatasalamanders
amphibiancold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water
genus IchthyostegaSecond earliest fossil amphibian ever found
tadpole, polliwog, pollywogA larval frog or toad
Broaderclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Adjectivesamphibious, amphibianrelating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia

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