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24 terms
Amphibians
Class of Amphibians
double life
Characteristics
Respiration
Amphibia
Amphibia is greek for
Cold-Blooded Vertebrates that live part of its life in the wa…
Breathe through gills when young and lungs and moist skin whe…
Class of Amphibians
Amphibia
double life
Amphibia is greek for
8 terms
Amphibians
traits that allow them on land
traits that allow them in water
Order Urodela( SALAMANDERS)
Order Anura( FROGS X TOADS)
3 chambered heart... well developed lungs... development of muscle…
most need to keep skin moist... reproduction ... ectothermic
gilled aquatic larval... 4 legs equal in length... can be aquatic o…
specialized movement... gilled aquatic larval... drastic metamorpho…
traits that allow them on land
3 chambered heart... well developed lungs... development of muscle…
traits that allow them in water
most need to keep skin moist... reproduction ... ectothermic
44 terms
Amphibians
anurans
urodeles
gymnophionans
cutaneous gas exchange
frogs (order anura)
salamanders (order caudata)
caecilians or apodans (order gymnnophiona)
exchange of gas through skin
anurans
frogs (order anura)
urodeles
salamanders (order caudata)
48 terms
AMPHIBIANS
General Characteristic
General Characteristic
General Characteristic
General Characteristic
Skin smooth, moist, without scales
Eggs laid in water
Metamorphsis
No true nails or claws on feet
General Characteristic
Skin smooth, moist, without scales
General Characteristic
Eggs laid in water
6 terms
Amphibians
Amphibians
A. Housing:1. Terrestrial species
2. Aquatic species
B. Feeding: 1. Larva (tadpoles)
-include toads, frogs, salamanders & newts. ... -All amphibians…
-Set up a terrarium. ... -Use a 10-20 gal fish tank, cover botto…
-10-20 gal fish tank. ... -Put a layer of course gravel or small…
-ground up rabbit pellets or dry dog food works quite well.…
Amphibians
-include toads, frogs, salamanders & newts. ... -All amphibians…
A. Housing:1. Terrestrial species
-Set up a terrarium. ... -Use a 10-20 gal fish tank, cover botto…
19 terms
Amphibians
Amphibians live in water and l
A lung is
Amphibians evolved from
Live part of their life in water and t…
they have legs and lungs
a sacklie organ that takes oxygen from the air and delivers o…
fish
land
Amphibians live in water and l
they have legs and lungs
A lung is
a sacklie organ that takes oxygen from the air and delivers o…
5 terms
amphibians
amphibians
reptiles
birds
mammals
A group of vertebrate animals such as toads that do not lay e…
vertebrates that live on land, scales cover body, lay eggs, c…
4-chambered heart; homoeothermic; eggs have shells
Animals that have hair and produce milk for their young
amphibians
A group of vertebrate animals such as toads that do not lay e…
reptiles
vertebrates that live on land, scales cover body, lay eggs, c…
86 terms
Amphibians
American Toad
Fowler's Toad
Oak Toad
Southern Toad
Bufo americanus
Bufo fowleri
Bufo quercicus
Bufo terrestris
American Toad
Bufo americanus
Fowler's Toad
Bufo fowleri
amphibians
double life
frogs and toads
osteichthyes fish
lungs
amphibian means
examples of amphibians
most likely evolved from
adult amphibians have ________ for breathing
double life
amphibian means
frogs and toads
examples of amphibians
14 terms
Amphibians
Class Amphibia
Structure
Gas Exchange
Fertilization
• Frogs, toads, salamanders, carcilians... • First tetrapods - 4…
2 skeletal girdles with stocky limbs attached - 5 digits
cutaneous (through moist skin)... • Gills as larvae, lungs as ad…
external/some internal; oviparous; reproduce in aquatic envir…
Class Amphibia
• Frogs, toads, salamanders, carcilians... • First tetrapods - 4…
Structure
2 skeletal girdles with stocky limbs attached - 5 digits
21 terms
Amphibians
Preadaption
Tadpole
Mucous gland
Pulmonary circulation
Adaptions in an ancestral group that allow a shift to new fun…
Larval stage of a frog
Supply a lubricant that keeps the skin moist in the air
Carries deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs and ba…
Preadaption
Adaptions in an ancestral group that allow a shift to new fun…
Tadpole
Larval stage of a frog
Amphibians
tetrapod
double circulation
tympatic membrane
stapes
four-limbed vertebrates; the group includes amphibians, repti…
directs deoxygenated blood to lungs and oxygenated blood to o…
the surface that separates the outer and middle ear; also cal…
the columella; stirrup-shaped, innermost bone of the middle e…
tetrapod
four-limbed vertebrates; the group includes amphibians, repti…
double circulation
directs deoxygenated blood to lungs and oxygenated blood to o…
25 terms
Amphibians
herpetology
amphibia
tetrapod
caudata
the study of amphibians and reptiles (excluding birds)
double life (aquatic and terrestrial)
4 muscular limbs, feet with toes and fingers
salamanders
herpetology
the study of amphibians and reptiles (excluding birds)
amphibia
double life (aquatic and terrestrial)
24 terms
amphibians
evolved from
function of skin
mucous gland function
skin secretes _______
lobe fish
respiration and protection
keep skin moist in air
foul tasting/ poisonous substances
evolved from
lobe fish
function of skin
respiration and protection
12 terms
Amphibians
Permeable
Cold blooded
Amplexus
Duodenum
More prone to exposure to toxins and disease
Body temp fluctuates with outside environment endothermic
Type of mating process
First part of the small intestine just beyond the stomach
Permeable
More prone to exposure to toxins and disease
Cold blooded
Body temp fluctuates with outside environment endothermic
26 terms
Amphibians
Evolved from
Amphibia definition
3 orders
Anura
Tiktalik
Double life, tadpoles to amphibians
Anura, Urodela, Gymnophilia
frogs and toads
Evolved from
Tiktalik
Amphibia definition
Double life, tadpoles to amphibians
6 terms
Amphibians
Amphibian
Tadpole
Lung
Atrium
Vertebrate that is ectothermic and spends nearly all of its l…
The larvae of a frog or toad.
Organs that allow air-breathing vertebrates in which oxygen g…
They are the two upper chambers of the heart.
Amphibian
Vertebrate that is ectothermic and spends nearly all of its l…
Tadpole
The larvae of a frog or toad.
Amphibians
Phylum
Class
Amphibians means
Change from aquatic larval form to ter…
Chordata
Amphibians
"Double life"
Metamorphosis
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibians
8 terms
Amphibians
Characteristics of Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Characteristics of Frogs and Toads
tympanic membrane
legs, lungs, double loop circulation, partially divided heart…
Frogs and Toads
live in varied habitats, adults are carnivorous, reproduction…
may be seen is some as a circle behind the eye-serve as the h…
Characteristics of Class Amphibia
legs, lungs, double loop circulation, partially divided heart…
Order Anura
Frogs and Toads
Amphibians
Body temperature
Two major groups
Salamander reproduction
Frogs/toads
Most are ectothermic
Salamanders/ frogs and toads
Most use internal fertilization
Most are external fertilization
Body temperature
Most are ectothermic
Two major groups
Salamanders/ frogs and toads
22 terms
amphibians
there are a approximately ___ differen…
amphibians have ___ skin
amphibians can breathe through their s…
amphibians that live in dry areas have…
4000
thin, moist skin
osmosis
thicker skin;... conserve moisture
there are a approximately ___ differen…
4000
amphibians have ___ skin
thin, moist skin
Amphibians
cloaca
amphibians
nicititating membrane
tympanic membrane
a muscular cavity at the end of the large intestine through w…
chordates that live part of their life in water and the other…
a transparent lower eyelid that cleans and protects the eye
eardrum
cloaca
a muscular cavity at the end of the large intestine through w…
amphibians
chordates that live part of their life in water and the other…
Amphibians
cloaca
amphibians
nicititating membrane
tympanic membrane
a muscular cavity at the end of the large intestine through w…
vertebrates that live in water and on land, smooth skin cover…
a transparent lower eyelid that cleans and protects the eye
eardrum
cloaca
a muscular cavity at the end of the large intestine through w…
amphibians
vertebrates that live in water and on land, smooth skin cover…
34 terms
Amphibians
Evolution
Amphibian "Amphibia"
Ectotherm
Hibernate
Evolved from tiktalik (half fish, half crocodile) ... Food and s…
Means double life. aquatic larval stage (tadpoles) to terrest…
Cold-blooded - body temp changes with temp of surroundings
inactivity during winter months
Evolution
Evolved from tiktalik (half fish, half crocodile) ... Food and s…
Amphibian "Amphibia"
Means double life. aquatic larval stage (tadpoles) to terrest…
18 terms
Amphibians
Costa Rica Flying Frog
Firebelly toad
defense mechanism
Poison Dart Frogs
a glider, using webbing on all four feet
exposes bright red ventral surface to scare predators
burrow - protects some frogs and toads from predators and hot…
~20 species in New World tropics, toxins are secreted onto sk…
Costa Rica Flying Frog
a glider, using webbing on all four feet
Firebelly toad
exposes bright red ventral surface to scare predators
16 terms
Amphibians
Granular Glands
Chromatophores
Zygapophyses
Tetrapods
Glands on the skin that secrete toxins
Cells containing pigment that, through contraction and expans…
Interlocks Vertebral System
Any Organism with four limbs
Granular Glands
Glands on the skin that secrete toxins
Chromatophores
Cells containing pigment that, through contraction and expans…
41 terms
Amphibians
Eastern Spadefoot... (forced fart)
Southern Toad
American Toad... (drawn out, shrill & ne…
Fowler's Toad
Pelobatidae... Scaphiopus holbrookii
Bufonidae... Anaxyrus terrestris
Bufonidae... Anaxyrus americanus
Bufonidae... Anaxyrus fowleri
Eastern Spadefoot... (forced fart)
Pelobatidae... Scaphiopus holbrookii
Southern Toad
Bufonidae... Anaxyrus terrestris
Amphibians
Saccopteryaii
Eusthenopteron
Icthyostega
Tiktaalik
fleshy lobe fin fish ... -has humorous/ femour ... -enamel (dentine…
-prehistoric Saccopteryaii... -lobe fin fish... -no neck mobility…
1st amphibian/ earliest tetrapod ... semi porous skin ... inner ear…
the transitional fish "fishapod"... "missing link"... -characterist…
Saccopteryaii
fleshy lobe fin fish ... -has humorous/ femour ... -enamel (dentine…
Eusthenopteron
-prehistoric Saccopteryaii... -lobe fin fish... -no neck mobility…
amphibians
midwife toad
cane toad
golden poison frog
green and black poison dart frog
plump body; powerful forelimbs for digging; hides in burrow d…
one of world's largest toads; serious threat to native wildlife
most toxic of all poison dart frogs
males fight to secure territory, defend eggs, carries tadpole…
midwife toad
plump body; powerful forelimbs for digging; hides in burrow d…
cane toad
one of world's largest toads; serious threat to native wildlife
Amphibians
amphibians
tympanic membrane
ectothermic
estivation
ectothermic; spend part of their life on land and part in water
located behind the eyes of a frog to help them sense vibratio…
body temperature changes based on the environment
summer hibernation
amphibians
ectothermic; spend part of their life on land and part in water
tympanic membrane
located behind the eyes of a frog to help them sense vibratio…
20 terms
Amphibians
Amphibians
First true...
Physical description
Keratin
Vertebrates that exist in freshwater and terrestrial habitats…
Tetrapods
- 1 centimeter (2.5 in) to 1.5 meters (5 feet)... - moist skin w…
A tough, fibrous protein found in the skin, scales, feather,…
Amphibians
Vertebrates that exist in freshwater and terrestrial habitats…
First true...
Tetrapods
10 terms
amphibians
amphibian
estivation
hibernation
tympanic membrane
an animal that lives on land and in water, they have a double…
period of inactivity during warm weather
periodd of inactivity during cold weather
this is how frogs hear
amphibian
an animal that lives on land and in water, they have a double…
estivation
period of inactivity during warm weather
Amphibians
Endoskeletons made mostly of bone
Smooth skin with many capillaries and…
Two pairs of limbs with webbed feet (u…
As man has four organs for respiration
1
2
3
4
Endoskeletons made mostly of bone
1
Smooth skin with many capillaries and…
2
Amphibians
Preadaptations
toad
metamorphosis
frog
are adaptations in an ancestral group that allow a shift to n…
is commonly used for any anuran that has rough, bumpy skin, as
Most change from an aquatic larval stage to a terrestrial adu…
commonly refers to anurans having smooth, moist skin,
Preadaptations
are adaptations in an ancestral group that allow a shift to n…
toad
is commonly used for any anuran that has rough, bumpy skin, as
Amphibians
kingdom ... phyla... class
amphibia
metamorphosis
amphibian
animalia ... chordata... amphibian
double life
tadpole to adult
vertebrate, lives in water sometime in its life (larva), take…
kingdom ... phyla... class
animalia ... chordata... amphibian
amphibia
double life
Amphibians
Tetrapod's
Lobe- Fined tetrapod's
Modern amphibians
Modern Amphibians
Four Feet, Devonian period, land, lobe-finned fishes are clos…
coelacanth low fin (aletas)
Caecilians, salamander and newts, frogs and toads
Bony Skeleton, for limbs, free living, fresh water, terrestri…
Tetrapod's
Four Feet, Devonian period, land, lobe-finned fishes are clos…
Lobe- Fined tetrapod's
coelacanth low fin (aletas)
12 terms
Amphibians
land and water
webbed
lungs and gills
cold
live on blank and blank
blank feet
breathe with blank and blank
blank-blooded
land and water
live on blank and blank
webbed
blank feet
Amphibians
Torpor
Glottis
Cutaneous Respiration
Hibernation
state of dormancy when conditions are unfavorable.
Slit-like passage that allows air to move from the throat to…
Respiration through the skin
When dormancy occurs in winter
Torpor
state of dormancy when conditions are unfavorable.
Glottis
Slit-like passage that allows air to move from the throat to…
19 terms
Amphibians
Bull frog
Green frog
Mink frog
Northern leopard frog
Ranidae
Ranidae
Ranidae
Ranidae
Bull frog
Ranidae
Green frog
Ranidae
38 terms
Amphibians
Pre-adaptations for life on land
Transversus abdominus
Columella
Lagena
- loby fins (support body on land)... - longer snout (grabbing p…
Runs transversely down, attaches vertebrae to ribs and down s…
Stapes
Cochlea
Pre-adaptations for life on land
- loby fins (support body on land)... - longer snout (grabbing p…
Transversus abdominus
Runs transversely down, attaches vertebrae to ribs and down s…
25 terms
Amphibians
amphibia means
ectothermic or endothermic?
estivate
glycerols
double life
ectothermic
inactivity in the summer
treefrogs partially freeze by replacing water with glycerols
amphibia means
double life
ectothermic or endothermic?
ectothermic
18 terms
Amphibians
Anura
Metamorphosis
Tadpole
Ectothermic
An order of tailless amphibians that comprises the frogs and…
the process of transformation from an immature form to an adu…
The tailed aquatic larva of an amphibian (frog, toad, newt, o…
An animal that is dependent on external sources of body heat.…
Anura
An order of tailless amphibians that comprises the frogs and…
Metamorphosis
the process of transformation from an immature form to an adu…
Amphibians
nictitating membrane
tympanic membrane
duodenum
amplexus
clear membrane over the eyes
membrane that acts like an eardrum detecting sounds
upper part of the intestine adjacent to the pancreas
clasping behavior of male frogs onto females during external…
nictitating membrane
clear membrane over the eyes
tympanic membrane
membrane that acts like an eardrum detecting sounds
Amphibians
land chordates
Tiktaalik roseae
salamanders
caecilians
Tetrapoda
intermediate between lobe-finned fish and tetrapods
Urodela (Caudata)
Gymnophiona (Apoda)
land chordates
Tetrapoda
Tiktaalik roseae
intermediate between lobe-finned fish and tetrapods
Amphibians
greek meaning of amphibian:
General characteristics of amphibians…
a. 2 chambered heart to three chambere…
Tail-less:
double life, reflects living on land and in water
the process that changes an amphibian from a gilled, aquatic…
Amphibians are the only vertebrate that undergo metamorphosis:
frogs and toads - 90%
greek meaning of amphibian:
double life, reflects living on land and in water
General characteristics of amphibians…
the process that changes an amphibian from a gilled, aquatic…
Amphibians
Feet
Reproduction
Young
Adults
Webbed
They use Water
Gills
Lungs
Feet
Webbed
Reproduction
They use Water
amphibians
cloaca
ectotherm
nicitating membrane
tympanic membrane
single hole where everything exits
cold blooded
transparent eyelid used to protect eyes and keep them wet on…
inner ear drum
cloaca
single hole where everything exits
ectotherm
cold blooded
12 terms
Amphibians
List three adaptations Amphibians have…
Feeding and digestion
Respiration
Circulation
1. Four muscular systems (limb) ... 2. Lungs... 3. Ears to sense so…
Stomach and intestine
Gas exchange through gills, lungs, and skin
Double loop circulatory system; three heart, 1 ventricle
List three adaptations Amphibians have…
1. Four muscular systems (limb) ... 2. Lungs... 3. Ears to sense so…
Feeding and digestion
Stomach and intestine
amphibians
Order Gymnophiona
Order Caudata
Family Ambystomatidae
Family Cryptobranchidae
the "legless" amphibians; 200 species in 10 families; all tro…
the salamanders; 550 species in 10 extant families)
the mole salamanders; deep costal grooves; robust bodies; "po…
the hellbenders; permanently aquatic ; no gills
Order Gymnophiona
the "legless" amphibians; 200 species in 10 families; all tro…
Order Caudata
the salamanders; 550 species in 10 extant families)
25 terms
Amphibians
Carnivore
Chromatophores
Direct Development
Double Circulation
an animal that eats only meat
a cell or plastid that contains pigment
when the newborn offspring of a species is similar in most re…
animals that have two circulatory loops, one of which is oxyg…
Carnivore
an animal that eats only meat
Chromatophores
a cell or plastid that contains pigment
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