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A flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water.An airplane designed to take off and land on water.Cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form.Relating to or characteristic of animals of the class amphibia.Amphibians are found in the taxonomic class of amphibia, amphibians are capable of both occupying and successfully living in both land and aquatic communities.amphibian

(Science: zoology) Of or pertaining to the Amphibia; as, amphibian reptiles.

(Science: zoology) One of the amphibia.

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Re: Pentadactyl limb....

Pentadactyl limbs is a common feature found in tetrapods. The class amphibian, reptile, aves (birds), and mammals fall under this superclass tetrapods. The order primates fall under the class mammalia (mammals). So primates are mammals and they are Pentadactyl.

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by Jean1Mack
Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Pentadactyl limb....
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Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom

... the 'pod' in water, it dramatically swells. It acts like desiccant. I've goggled bacterial colonies, slime mold, cinnamon fern spores, larvae, amphibian eggs and nothing matches. The closest thing I have found was cyanobacteria - nostoc. They also might be ootheca? I apologize in advance if ...

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by Sadial
Sun Jun 30, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom
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Springhill Group - Asian frogs becoming extinct, biologists

Frogs and other amphibians are being wiped out at such a rapid rate across Asia that many are going extinct before scientists even have a chance to identify them as new species, biologists warned at an international conservation meeting ...

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by justinbibe88
Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Springhill Group - Asian frogs becoming extinct, biologists
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Re: Unidirectional ORI, Onion-Skin-Model

... a replication in one and not two directions. So it has to lie either at the right or the left of the amplification bubbles... "Unlike the amphibian rRNA genes in Example 13.16, the eggshell genes of Drosophila can be amplified without extra chromosomal replication. A large number of follicle ...

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by Rost
Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:52 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Unidirectional ORI, Onion-Skin-Model
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Mystery amphibian

that's not amphibian, it's a fish ;) Some of the Goby http://www.biolib.cz/en/taxon/id16063/ either this or this ;)

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by JackBean
Mon May 16, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mystery amphibian
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