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Definition of Amphiumas
Amphiuma Am`phi*u"ma ([a^]m`f[i^]*[=u]"m[.a]), n. (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of amphibians, inhabiting the Southern United States,
having a serpentlike form, but with four minute limbs and two
persistent gill openings; the Congo snake.
Meaning of Amphiumas from wikipedia
have an elongated
grey-black in color. They do have legs, but they are merely vestigial
and very small. While amphiumas
- and streams
regions. Frequently occupies crayfish
carnivores. They spend
most of the time hiding
- eel" or the "blind eel". Two-toed amphiumas
are some of the largest extant amphibians
in the world. Two-toed amphiumas
can grow from 39 to 1,042 g (1.4...
spring-fed rivers. Like all amphiumas
, one-toed amphiumas
eat small, aquatic invertebrates
such as crayfish, annelid
- over the surface
of the body. Some aquatic
species, such as sirens
, have reduced
hind limbs, giving
them an eel-like appearance...
toad) (T) Family Amphiumidae
) Genus Amphiuma Amphiuma tridactylum
) Family Salamandridae
by AmphibiaWeb: Pacific giant salamanders Family Amphiumidae
eels, 3 species Family Plethodontidae
- permanent water
sources. The diet of Farancia species consists primarily
, eels, and sirens. In Farancia breeding occurs
spring, and eggs...
- alligator, aquatic amphibians
(such as ****bender, mudpuppy, three-toed amphiuma
siren), and cambarid crayfish
(such as the red swamp
narrow-mouthed toad Eastern
newt Lesser siren
One-toed amphiuma Frosted flatwoods salamander Reticulated flatwoods salamander Marbled
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