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Definition of Tetrapod

Tetrapod
Tetrapod Tet"ra*pod, n. [Gr. ? fourfooted; te`tra- (see Tetra-) + ?, ?, foot.] (Zo["o]l.) An insect characterized by having but four perfect legs, as certain of the butterflies.

Meaning of Tetrapod from wikipedia

- Tetrapods (/ˈtɛtrəpɒd/; from Gr****: τετρα- "four" and πούς "foot") are four-limbed (with a few exceptions, such as snakes) animals constituting the supercl****...
- Tetrapods are a type of structure in coastal engineering used to prevent erosion caused by weather and longs**** drift, primarily to enforce coastal structures...
- evolution of tetrapods began about 400 million years ago in the Devonian Period with the earliest tetrapods evolved from lobe-finned fishes. Tetrapods (under...
- strict cladistic view includes the terrestrial vertebrates (tetrapods). The living non-tetrapod sarcopterygians include two species of coelacanths and six...
- about 375 Ma (million years ago), having many features akin to those of tetrapods (four-legged animals). Unearthed in Arctic Canada, Tiktaalik is technically...
- where he obtained both an M. Phil. and PhD. He is founder of the blog Tetrapod Zoology, created in 2006. Though initially beginning his research career...
- locomotion. Not all tetrapods are quadrupeds and not all quadrupeds are tetrapods. The distinction between quadrupeds and tetrapods is important in evolutionary...
- types: tetrapods (carnivory) and then plants (herbivory). Carnivory was a natural transition from insectivory for medium and large tetrapods, requiring...
- as dogs and horses Many taxa are characterized by the number of legs: Tetrapods have four legs. Arthropoda: 4, 6 (Insecta), 8, 12, or 14 legs. Some arthropods...
- of tetrapods. It belongs to a group of lobe-finned fish called Rhipidistia, which according to some theories, were the ancestors of all tetrapods.[citation...
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