An Early Jurassic jumping frog

@article{Shubin1995AnEJ,
  title={An Early Jurassic jumping frog},
  author={N. Shubin and F. Jenkins},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1995},
  volume={377},
  pages={49-52}
}
  • N. Shubin, F. Jenkins
  • Published 1995
  • Biology
  • Nature
  • WITH nearly 4,000 living species1, frogs are numerically the most successful of modern amphibian groups. Their distinctive anatomy, which exhibits numerous unique features in both the axial and appendicular skeletons2á¤-6, represents a major departure from the body plan of Palaeozoic amphibians. We report here the discovery of the earliest known frog, associated with caecilians that retained limbs7, that exhibits primitive characters but shares with later anurans such features as fusion of the… CONTINUE READING
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