Definition of Gymnophiona. Meaning of Gymnophiona. Synonyms of Gymnophiona

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Definition of Gymnophiona

Gymnophiona
Ophiomorpha O`phi*o*mor"pha, n. pl. [NL. See Ophiomorphous.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of tailless amphibians having a slender, wormlike body with regular annulations, and usually with minute scales imbedded in the skin. The limbs are rudimentary or wanting. It includes the c[ae]cilians. Called also Gymnophiona and Ophidobatrachia.
Gymnophiona
Gymnophiona Gym`no*phi"o*na, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. gymno`s naked + ? serpentlike.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Amphibia, having a long, annulated, snakelike body. See Ophiomorpha.

Meaning of Gymnophiona from wikipedia

- Gymnophiona is the group of amphibians that includes the legless caecilians and all amphibians more closely related to them than to frogs or salamanders...
- fossil relatives are grouped as a clade, Apoda, within the larger group Gymnophiona, which also includes more primitive extinct caecilian-like amphibians...
- and relatives): Jur****ic to present—652 current species in 9 families Gymnophiona (caecilians and relatives): Jur****ic to present—192 current species in...
- The following is a list of amphibians of Sumatra, Indonesia from Kurniati (2007) and Teynié (2010). Many of the species can be found in Kerinci Seblat...
- orders: Anura (frogs and toads), Caudata (newts and salamanders), and Gymnophiona (caecilians). However, there is considerable debate among paleontologists...
- Genus of Lungless Tetrapod: A Radically Divergent Caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona)". Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 261 (1362): 331–339. doi:10.1098/rspb...
- Sri Lanka is a tropical island situated close to the southern tip of India. It is situated in the middle of Indian Ocean. Because of being an island, Sri...
-   Extinct in the wild (EW): 2 species   Critically endangered (CR): 545 species   Endangered (EN): 848 species   Vulnerable (VU): 670 species   Near threatened...
- List of amphibians organizes the cl**** of amphibian by family and subfamilies and mentions the number of species in each of them. The list below largely...
- This is a List of amphibians of the Democratic Republic of the Congo by family. It lists all families and species of amphibians in the Democratic Republic...
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