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Amphibians and Reptiles Student Notes

Amphibians and Reptiles Student Notes

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Amphibians and Reptiles Student Notes
is the study of ___________________________ What is an amphibian?- 4000+ species- Gave rise to ____________________________ - Amphibian means ‘_______________________- Larvae start life in ___________ with __________ , adults are terrestrial with ___________ Evolutionary adaptations for life on land:1. stronger _____________ 2. _____________ and breathing tubes3. sternum (breastbone) and ribs to protect _______________________ 3 orders of amphibians survive today;1. Frogs and Toads2. Salamanders3. CaeciliansForm and FunctionFeeding: larvae = ________________, adults = mostly ________________Digestive tract; mouth > esophagus > stomach > small intestines > large intestine (colon)> cloaca (_______________________________________)
Respiration: larva = skin and gills, adult = _________ and some through _________ - Many terrestrial salamanders = no lungs at all, through skin and mouth cavityReproduction: females lay eggs in ___________, male deposits _________over ____________;Larvae commonly called _____________.
Kingdom Animalia....Phylum Chordata.........Subphylum Vertebrata..............Class _______________ Order Urodela (_______________________________________) long bodies and tails, lives in moist woodsOrder Anura (________________________) hop/jump with legs, adulthas no tailOrder Apoda (Caecilians) legless with fishlike scalesReptilesCharacteristics
Characteristics of Reptiles
 1. _________________________________ and ________________________ 2. __________________ (cold-blooded)3. Dry ____________ skin4. __________________ eggs5. Respiration with lungs6. Ventricle partially divided7. _____________________fertilization
The Amniote Egg
Contains _______________ and food supply for the developing embryo and can be laid on land.
Must be fertilized _________________, has a _____________

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