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Neobatrachia in a sentence

1. Neobatrachia is by far the largest suborder and includes the remaining families of modern frogs, including most common species.

2. The living anurans are typically divided into three suborders: Archaeobatrachia, Mesobatrachia, and Neobatrachia.

3. The Neobatrachia comprise the most modern species of frogs.

4. The Mesobatrachia are considered the evolutionary link between the Archaeobatrachia and the Neobatrachia.

5. and Neobatrachia, by far the largest group, which contains the remaining families of modern frogs, including most common species throughout the world.

6. The suborder Neobatrachia is further divided into the two superfamilies Hyloidea and Ranoidea.

7. Recognized as a group in 1993, the name (meso- "middle" batrachia "frogs") is contrasted with the primitive Archaeobatrachia and the more diverse and advanced Neobatrachia.

8. The Neobatrachia are a suborder of the Anura, the order of frogs and toads.

9. The differentiation between Archaeobatrachia, Mesobatrachia, and Neobatrachia is based primarily on anatomic differences, especially the skeletal structure, as well as several visible characteristics and behaviors.

10. Separating the Anura into the Archaeo-, Meso- and Neobatrachia is somewhat controversial;

11. Neobatrachia are usually sorted into five superfamilies, but this division is also controversial, as some families are placed into different superfamilies by different authors.

12. The families currently accepted in the Neobatrachia by many authors are:

13. During mating, the male grabs the female around the waist with its front limbs, not under the arms, as the Neobatrachia do (also see amplexus).

14. All Australian frogs are in the suborder Neobatrachia, also known as the modern frogs, which make up the largest proportion of extant frog species.

15. The superfamily Hyloidea branched off from a common ancestor from the suborder Neobatrachia during the time of the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction 66 million years ago.

16. As occur with other extinct frogs formerly considered related to Ceratophryidae, such as Baurubatrachus, Beelzebufo might be instead part of a more ancient group of Neobatrachia, distantly related to horned frogs.

17. Several lineages of frogs among the Neobatrachia have given rise to tree frogs, although they are not closely related to each other.

18. However, a detailed assessment of the anatomy and relationships of the single known fossil of Baurubatrachus demonstrated that it is not part of Ceratophryidae and might be part of a much ancient group of Neobatrachia.