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18 terms
Amphibians
Anura
Metamorphisis
Tadpole
Ectothermic
Frogs and toads without tails
Also called transformation. A change in the form and often ha…
the tailed aquatic larva of an amphibian (frog, toad, newt, o…
an animal that is dependent on external sources of body heat.
Anura
Frogs and toads without tails
Metamorphisis
Also called transformation. A change in the form and often ha…
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
Amphibians
cloaca
nicititating membrane
amphibian
anura
a muscular cavity at the end of the large intestine through w…
a transparent lower eyelid that cleans and protects the eye
cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding…
Frogs and toads
cloaca
a muscular cavity at the end of the large intestine through w…
nicititating membrane
a transparent lower eyelid that cleans and protects the eye
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…
29 terms
amphibians
ecothermic
amphibian skin
Anura (tailless)
urodela (visible tale)
cold blooded, body temperature varies with environments tempe…
moist thin skin with no scales
frogs and toads
salamanders
ecothermic
cold blooded, body temperature varies with environments tempe…
amphibian skin
moist thin skin with no scales
115 terms
Amphibians
Ancient egyptians
Toad is dry and knobby, frog is moist…
What is located begins a toad's eye?
Pump air to lungs
What culture believed frogs are divine?
How is the skin of a toad different than that of a frog?
Poison glands
Why do frogs and toads pulsate their throats?
Ancient egyptians
What culture believed frogs are divine?
Toad is dry and knobby, frog is moist…
How is the skin of a toad different than that of a frog?
10 terms
Amphibians
Devonian Period
Anura
Urodela
Apoda
Transition from water to land... 350 million years ago
Frogs, toads... Without a tail, largest order
Salamanders... Visible tail, focus of medical research
Caecilians... No limbs, tropical, burrowing, worm-like, blind as…
Devonian Period
Transition from water to land... 350 million years ago
Anura
Frogs, toads... Without a tail, largest order
Amphibians
Tetrapod
Lungs
Amphibious
Body Parts: Larynx
4 footed animal
First animal to develop lungs
Land and water... Skin is made of keratin to help absorb water a…
A voice box that is used to produce sound
Tetrapod
4 footed animal
Lungs
First animal to develop lungs
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…
8 terms
amphibians
body plan
feeding and digestion
respiration
internal transport
4 legs, moist skin without scales
esophagus---stomach--small intestines (enzymes digest)--large…
exchange gas thorough skin and gills... breathe through lungs, s…
double loop... oxygen diffuses into cells
body plan
4 legs, moist skin without scales
feeding and digestion
esophagus---stomach--small intestines (enzymes digest)--large…
18 terms
Amphibians
Class: Amphibia
Tympanic Membrane
Stapes
Lacrymal Glands
Amphibians
Ear drum
Middle ear
Protects eyes and keeps them moist
Class: Amphibia
Amphibians
Tympanic Membrane
Ear drum
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
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
Granular Glands
Vomerine Teeth
Forebrain
Buccal Pump
located throughout the skin, these produce secretions that ar…
located on the roof of the mouth, allow frogs to hold on to p…
contains olfactory centers and regulates color change
muscles of the mouth and pharynx create a positive pressure t…
Granular Glands
located throughout the skin, these produce secretions that ar…
Vomerine Teeth
located on the roof of the mouth, allow frogs to hold on to p…
31 terms
Amphibians
Amphibians
Smooth skin
Anura
Caudata
The first creatures to invade land
Unlike reptiles, amphibians do have ________ _______ instead…
Order of frogs and toads
Order of salamanders
Amphibians
The first creatures to invade land
Smooth skin
Unlike reptiles, amphibians do have ________ _______ instead…
Amphibians
Order of the Salamanders
Western Lesser Siren
Three-toed amphiuma
Central Newt
Order Caudata
Family Sirenidae... Siren intermedia
Family Amphiumidae... Amphiuma tridactylum
Family Salamandridae... Notophthamus viridescens
Order of the Salamanders
Order Caudata
Western Lesser Siren
Family Sirenidae... Siren intermedia
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
Anura
Caudata
Caecilians
Paedomorphosis
order- frogs and toads, most numerous and diverse, absense of…
order- salamanders and newts, more elongated body, long tails…
order- little known, long bodied, limbless with virtually no…
exhibit larval features in the adult form (axolotyl)
Anura
order- frogs and toads, most numerous and diverse, absense of…
Caudata
order- salamanders and newts, more elongated body, long tails…
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…
Amphibians
Amphibians are considered the transiti…
Crosspterygians was a group of ___-___…
Crosspterygians is thought to have ___…
Tiktaalik roseae was a lobed-finned fi…
fish, reptiles
lobe finned, amphibians
lungs, limbs
tetrapod limbs
Amphibians are considered the transiti…
fish, reptiles
Crosspterygians was a group of ___-___…
lobe finned, amphibians
10 terms
Amphibians
Anura
Caudata
Class
Classification
The order of amphibians that includes frogs and toads
The order of amphibians that that includes salamanders and ne…
A group of related plants or animals that is larger than an o…
The separation of things into groups according to the charact…
Anura
The order of amphibians that includes frogs and toads
Caudata
The order of amphibians that that includes salamanders and ne…
10 terms
Amphibians
Preadaptations
Amphibian
Metamorphosis
Frog
adaptations in an ancestral group that allow a shift to new f…
double" and "life"
change from an aquatic larval stage to a terrestrial adult form
refers to anurans having smooth, moist skin,
Preadaptations
adaptations in an ancestral group that allow a shift to new f…
Amphibian
double" and "life"
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
9 terms
amphibians
Class Amphibia
Metamorphosis
Gas exchange
Order Anura
amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, caecilians) ... Literal t…
aquatic larval stage & terrestrial adult
gills or lungs - and skin!!
frogs and toads... Literal translation = tailless
Class Amphibia
amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, caecilians) ... Literal t…
Metamorphosis
aquatic larval stage & terrestrial adult
6 terms
Amphibians
Amphibian
Lobe-finned fish
Swim bladder
Tetrapod
Is a creature with two life styles, one in water, one on land
Are fish that possessed both lungs and gills and had four fle…
A sack like structure which can be filled with gas or fluid t…
Is a creature with four limbs
Amphibian
Is a creature with two life styles, one in water, one on land
Lobe-finned fish
Are fish that possessed both lungs and gills and had four fle…
amphibians
amphibian
estivation
hibernation
tympanic membrane
double life
inactivity during hot, dry months; bury themselves in mud
inactivity during cold months;burry themselves in mud
found behind the ear; used for hearing
amphibian
double life
estivation
inactivity during hot, dry months; bury themselves in mud
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
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
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
13 terms
Amphibians
what is a amphibian
evolution of amphibians
Feeding amphibians
Respiration
a vertebrae that are aquatic as larvae and terrestrial as an…
-first appeared at the end of the Devonian period... -very numer…
tadpoles are usually filter feeders , half of their body are…
-tadpoles/larvae use gills ... -most use their lungs to breathe…
what is a amphibian
a vertebrae that are aquatic as larvae and terrestrial as an…
evolution of amphibians
-first appeared at the end of the Devonian period... -very numer…
Amphibians
3 chambers
mostly tetrapod, ectoderm, ancestral l…
gymnophiona (caecilians), urodela (sal…
caecilians, tropical, burrowing, vesti…
amphibian heart
amphibian characteristics
lissamphibia groups
gymnophiona (apoda)
3 chambers
amphibian heart
mostly tetrapod, ectoderm, ancestral l…
amphibian characteristics
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
Amphibians
Characteristics of amphibians
Orders of amphibians and examples
Skin functions in amphibians
Circulation system characteristics
Tetrapods (four limbs)... On all continents except Antarctica ... 3…
Order Caudata- salamanders & newts... Order Anura- Frogs & toads…
Protection... Gas exchange... Temperature regulation... Water absorpti…
Pulmonary & systemic circulations... One ventricle, 1 or 2 atria…
Characteristics of amphibians
Tetrapods (four limbs)... On all continents except Antarctica ... 3…
Orders of amphibians and examples
Order Caudata- salamanders & newts... Order Anura- Frogs & toads…
20 terms
Amphibians
Two characteristics of amphibians are
What is metamorphosis
Amphibian skin
Three living amphibians orders
Limbs and glands
Changing from larva to adult
Contains keratin, in amphibians and allows gases and water to…
Salamanders... frogs and toads... caecilians
Two characteristics of amphibians are
Limbs and glands
What is metamorphosis
Changing from larva to adult
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
Class Amphibia
5 distinguishing charecteristics
lchthyostega
tiktaalik
-first vertebrates to walk on land.... -direct descendants of fi…
1. legs ... 2.lungs... 3.Cutaneous respiration-breathing through sk…
was one of the first amphibians
-not really an amphibian because no lungs but did have neck.
Class Amphibia
-first vertebrates to walk on land.... -direct descendants of fi…
5 distinguishing charecteristics
1. legs ... 2.lungs... 3.Cutaneous respiration-breathing through sk…
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
Amphibians
Amphibian
tadpole
lung
atrium
An ectothermic vertebrate that spends its early life in water…
The larval form of a frog or toad.
An organ found in air-breathing vertebrates that exchanges ox…
An upper chamber of the heart that receives blood.
Amphibian
An ectothermic vertebrate that spends its early life in water…
tadpole
The larval form of a frog or toad.
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
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
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…
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
amphibians
axilotle order
axilotle
require support by water and a moist s…
benefit of having double circulation
Urodela
become sexually mature as lavae, possess true gills, small li…
why are gills not suitable for land
keeps oxygenated and deoxygenated blood separate and allows b…
axilotle order
Urodela
axilotle
become sexually mature as lavae, possess true gills, small li…
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
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)
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
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.
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