among the courses of vertebrates
- the class of vertebrates that survive land but type in liquid; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
- one of several courses of vertebrates.
- of Amphibium
(n. pl.) The classes of vertebrates.
- (pl. ) of Amphibium
In 1816, de Blainville, 4 adopting Latreille's view, divided the Linnaean Amphibia into Squamiferes and Nudipelliferes, or Amphibiens; though he offered an alternative arrangement, in which the class Reptiles is preserved and divided into two subclasses, the Ornithoides and the Ichthyoides.