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Amphibia (Amphibians)

  • Gerhard G. Habermehl

Abstract

The class Amphibia contains about 2600 species; they are zoologically divided in Anura (amphibia without tails, e. g. frogs and toads) and Urodela (amphibia with tails, e. g. salamanders and newts); both of these orders are subdivided into numerous genera which can be widely differentiated by their morphology.

Keywords

Dilute Hydrochloric Acid Skin Secretion Steroid Alkaloid Venomous Animal Water Frog 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard G. Habermehl
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  1. 1.Chemischen InstitutesTierärztliche Hochschule HannoverHannover 1Germany

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