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Lepospondyla





An extinct order of amphibians. They lived during the Carboniferous and Permian periods, 345–225 million years ago, and were small, up to 60 cm (2 ft) long. Some were snake-like, having no limbs; others displayed bizarre modifications of the skull.


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