Batrachia

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Batrachia

(1) The order of amphibians which includes frogs and toads; Anura.
(2) Popularly but incorrectly used as a synonym for Amphibia.
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Catalogue of the reptiles and batrachians found in the vicinity of Springfield, Massachusetts, with notices of all other species known to inhabit the state.
Annotated list of the reptiles and batrachians collected by the Death Valley Expedition in 1891, with descriptions of new species.
QUESTION 15-for15 points: Which animals are classed as batrachians?
One out of three batrachians, 25% of the world's conifers, a quarter of all mammals and one eighth of the world's birds are threatened with extinction.
Repulsive as this incident is- and typical of Lorrain at his worst-it is somewhat mitigated if we consider that one of the most often-cited pieces of Lorrainiana is Lorrain's own obsession with frogs and his identification with batrachians. "La grenouille est mon animal favori; j'en ai dix-sept dans mon cabinet de travail," Kyria quotes Lorrain as saying; see Kyria, 61.
Conditions are unfavorable for amphibians, although some batrachians such as the spadefoot toad (Pelobates cultripes) survive, as do reptiles (such as lizards of the genus Psammodromus).
I am of the family of the Batrachians. All my perception of the world came to me through my belly, entrails and hands.