ⓘ Microsauria

                                     

ⓘ Microsauria

Microsauria is an extinct order of amphibians from the late Carboniferous and early Permian periods. It is the most diverse and species-rich group of lepospondyls. Recently, Microsauria has been considered paraphyletic, as several other non-microsaur lepospondyl groups such as Lysorophia seem to be nested in it. Microsauria is now commonly used as a collective term for the grade of lepospondyls that were originally classified as members of Microsauria.

In microsaurs all had short tails and small legs, but were otherwise quite diverse in form. The group included lizard-like animals that were relatively well-adapted to life on land, burrowing forms, and others that, like the modern axolotl, retained their gills into adult life, and so probably never came out of the water.

                                     
  • Llistrofus because of this. Carroll, R. L. Gaskill, P. 1978 The Order Microsauria Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society. 126. Bolt, J.R. Rieppel
  • amphibians Paleontology portal Carroll, R. L. Gaskill, P. 1978 The Order Microsauria Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society. 126: 1 211. ISBN 9780871691262
  • family Ostodolepidae. Carroll, R. L. Gaskill, P. 1978 The Order Microsauria Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society. 126: 1 211. Paleontology
  • prehistoric amphibians Carroll, R. L. Gaskill, P. 1978 The Order Microsauria Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society. 126. Saxonerpeton in
  • The Order Microsauria American Philosophical Society. pp. 1 126. OCLC 654168566. Carroll, R. L. Gaskill, P. 1978 The Order Microsauria Memoirs
  • length of about 24 cm. Carroll, R. L. Gaskill, P. 1978 The Order Microsauria Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society. 126: 1 211. ISBN 9780871691262
  • 2019 - 05 - 22. Carroll, Robert Lynn Gaskill, Pamela 1978 The Order Microsauria American Philosophical Society. ISBN 9780871691262. Clack, Jennifer
  • Hapsidopareiidae. Carroll, Robert L. Gaskill, Pamela 1978 The order Microsauria Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. ISBN 0871691264. OCLC 4314948
  • Palaoherpetologie Encyclopedia of Paleoherpetology Teil 1 Part 1 Lepospondyli: Microsauria Nectridea, Lysorophia, Adelospondyli, Aistopoda, Acherontiscidae. 1 - 216
  • JSTOR 1303204. Carroll, Robert L. Gaskill, Pamela 1978 The order Microsauria Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. pp. 1 126. ISBN 978 - 0871691262
  • Syst. Biol. 50, 170 193. Carroll, R. L. Gaskill, P. 1978 The order Microsauria Mem. Amer. Phil. Soc., 126: 1 211. Carroll, R. L. et al. 1998 Encyclopedia
  • Boii Crinodon Tuditanus Carroll, R. L. Gaskill, P. 1978 The Order Microsauria Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society. 126. Tuditanomorpha