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Lissamphibia

subclass of amphibians

The subclass Lissamphibia includes all living amphibians. They are classified in three orders:

Lissamphibia
Salamandra salamandra (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
The fire salamander
Scientific classification
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Lissamphibia

Haeckel, 1866
Orders

Anura
Caudata
Gymnophiona

Although the ancestry of each group is controversial, all share certain common characteristics, which indicates they evolved from a common ancestor and so form a clade.