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Definition of Amniota

Amniota
Amniota Am`ni*o"ta, n. pl. [NL. See Amnion.] (Zo["o]l.) That group of vertebrates which develops in its embryonic life the envelope called the amnion. It comprises the reptiles, the birds, and the mammals.

Meaning of Amniota from wikipedia

- girdle (some amniotes have lost it) and an astragalus bone in the ankle. Amniota was first formally described by the embryologist Ernst Haeckel in 1866...
- Jaekel, 1909 Subgroups Batrachomorpha various extinct clades Amphibia Reptiliomorpha various extinct clades Amniota (Crown group) Synapsida Sauropsida...
- reptiliomorphs ("reptile-like amphibians") close to the ancestry of the Amniota, though some paleontologists consider them basal synapsids. They include...
- metapodials. Below is a cladogram showing the placement of Romeriida within Amniota, modified from Hill, 2005: Cladogram after Müller & Reisz, 2006:    Polyphyletic...
- amphibian and primitive reptilian features, and its placement relative to Amniota has significant implications regarding the origins of the first amniotes...
- together with Sauropsida (reptiles and birds) together constitute the larger Amniota clade. The early synapsid mammalian ancestors were sphenacodont pelycosaurs...
- case, the clade Reptiliomorpha sensu Laurin would contain, apart from Amniota, only diadectomorphs and possibly also Solenodonsaurus. Gephyrostegids...
-    Amphibia    Amniota   ...
- reptiles. Notably, this appears to be the ancestral tooth condition in Amniota. This morphology was once used as a basis for the now-defunct taxonomic...
- Gauthier, .A., Kluge, A.G & Rowe, T. (1988). The early evolution of the Amniota. Pages 103–155 in Michael J. Benton (ed.): The Phylogeny and Cl****ification...
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