Definition of Stegocephalia

1. Noun. In former classifications a division of class Amphibia comprising all pre-Jurassic and some later extinct large salamandriform amphibia.

Exact synonyms: Order Stegocephalia
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Amphibia, Class Amphibia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stegocephalia

Stef
Stefan
Stefan Wyszynski
Stefan Zweig
Stefani
Stefanie
Stefany
Steff
Steffens
Steffi
Steffi Graf
Steffie
Steffy
Steganopus
Steganopus tricolor
Stegocephalia
Stegosaur stenops
Steichen
Stein
Steinbeck
Steinbeckian
Steinberg
Steinem
Steiner point
Steinert's disease
Steinman
Steinmetz
Steinway
Stelios
Stella

Literary usage of Stegocephalia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"[stegocephalia]. Woodward, AS 2754. rostratum. Woodward, AS 2754. ... stegocephalia]. Broili, F. 2132. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The pectoral girdle of the stegocephalia is, of course, only known from the ossified elements, the identification of which has given rise to some diversity ..."

3. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"In the stegocephalia the number of these dermal ossifications is nearly constant. The bones which interest us in the question about the temporal arches are ..."

4. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"The whole stock vanished at the close of Triassic time, but it was out of the stegocephalia that the reptiles developed, and it is becoming increasingly ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1896)
"This notch is the first appearance of a meatus auditorius in the Vertebrata, and it is not present in all stegocephalia. It seems that the members of the ..."

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