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AMPHIBIA Linnaeus, 1758 (amphibians)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 161 images of AMPHIBIA (amphibians)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of AMPHIBIA (amphibians)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Angel, F., 1946 Reptiles et Amphibiens
Greenhalgh, M. & Ovenden, D., 2007 Freshwater Life of Britain and Northern Europe
Stokoe, W.J., 1958 The Observer's Book of Wild Animals
Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut): http://users.skynet.be/jjw.myco.mons Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut)

General Works

Living Underworld: http://www.livingunderworld.org Living Underworld
Arnold, H.,R., 1973 Provisional atlas of the amphibians and reptiles of the British Isles
Fisher, M.C. & Gerner, T.W.J., 2007 The relationship between the emergence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, the international trade in amphibians and introduced amphibian species
Frazer, D., 1983 Reptiles and Amphibians in Britain
Gleed-Owen, C. et al, 2005 Costed plans and options for herpetofauna surveillance and monitoring
Swan, M.J.S. & Oldham, R.S., 1993 Herptile sites - Volume : National amphibian survey - Final report

Parasitology

Canning, E.U., Cox, F.E.G., Croll, N.A. & Lyons, K.M., 1973 The Natural History of Slapton Ley Nature Reserve: VI Studies on Parasites

Pathology

Gleason, F.H., Chambouvet, A., Sullivan, B.K., Lilje, O. & Rowley, J.J.L., 2014 Multiple zoosporic parasites pose a significant threat to amphibian populations

Societies

British Association of Nature Conservationists: http://www.banc.org.uk British Association of Nature Conservationists

AMPHIBIA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
CHORDATA
(vertebrates)
VERTEBRATA
(vertebrates)
GNATHOSTOMATA
(jawed craniates)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with AMPHIBIA:

has blood sucked by Piscicola geometra - Fish Leech (Rhynchobdellida: Piscicolidae) Canning, E.U., Cox, F.E.G., Croll, N.A. & Lyons, K.M., 1973
may be infected by Saprolegnia ferax - a water mould (Saprolegniales: Saprolegniaceae) van West, P., 2006 [possibly responsible for declines of many species]
dung dung dung may support Basidiobolus ranarum - a zygomycete (Basidiobolales: Basidiobolaceae) Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998 [insectivorous species, following eating of insect bearing the spores]

Amphibia may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
CHORDATA
(vertebrates)
VERTEBRATA
(vertebrates)

References

Canning, E.U., Cox, F.E.G., Croll, N.A. & Lyons, K.M., 1973 The Natural History of Slapton Ley Nature Reserve: VI Studies on Parasites
van West, P., 2006 Saprolegnia parasitica, an oomycete pathogen with a fishy apetite: new challenges for an old problem
Weber, R.W.S. & Webster, J., 1998 Teaching Techniques for Mycology: 5. Basidiobolus ranarum
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