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Amphibia

 [am-fib´e-ah]
a class of animals that breathe by means of gills in the larval state but after metamorphosis breathe by means of lungs.

Amphibia

(am-fĭb′ē-ă) [Gr. amphibia (zōia), (animals) living a double life]
A class of cold-blooded animals that live on land and in water; includes salamanders, frogs, and toads. They breathe through gills during their aquatic larval stage but through lungs in their adult stage.
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Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)?
Antiplasmodial and antileishmanial activities of phylloseptin-1, na antimicrobial peptide from the skin secretion of Phyllomedusa azurea (Amphibia).
Ultraestructura e histoquimica de dos tipos de glandulas mucosas de la piel de Cryptobatrachus (Amphibia, Anura).
Brodie Jr., "Partitioning of the salamandrid genus Tylototriton Anderson (Amphibia: Caudata) with a description of a new genus," Herpetologica, vol.
& MOHAMMED, R.S., 2011.- The Distribution of the Frog eleutherodactylus johnstonei (Amphibia: Eleutherodactylidae) in Trinidad, West Indies.
Systematics and zoogeography of Philippine Amphibia. - Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
amphibia in wetlands under intensive human influence (Weilhoefer and Pan, 2007).
Thresholds for evoked vocal responses of Eupsophus emiliopugini (Amphibia, Leptodactylidae).Herpetologica.
Sirena discovers she is an Amphibia - a race descended from the magical Merfolk, who can live on land and in sea.
An unusual two-lined salamander, Eurycea bislineata (Amphibia, Urodela, Plethodontidae) and its implications regarding developmental mechanism of the striped pattern in the Plethodontidae.
Alonso (2011) se propuso analizar la variacion de las especies cubanas del genero Peltophryne (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) mediante la evaluacion de caracteres morfometricos de la anatomia externa, propiedades acusticas de sus llamadas de anuncio y marcadores moleculares (genes mitocondriales y nucleares), para lograr un re-analisis de su estatus taxonomico y una mejor compresion de su historia evolutiva.
Packs included a guide to invertebrate identification and how to calculate the 'health' of the lake or pond using the presence or absence of these groups; pH dipstrips; a device for measuring turbidity (water clarity) and additional identification guides on amphibia, dragonflies and pondweeds, compiled by national organisations interested in their distribution.