Anthracosauria


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Anthracosauria

[‚an·thrə·kə′sȯr·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
An order of Carboniferous and Permian labyrinthodont amphibians that includes the ancestors of living reptiles.
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A new embolomerous amphibian (Anthracosauria) from the Upper Carboniferous of Florence, Nova Scotia.