Characters and Anatomy




The temnospondyls have some characters that are unique and also some that are not. Below are links that will show you 4 different characters that help to define what a temnospondyl is. Some of these characters were originally used as defining features of sub-groups of Temnospondyli. As with most rules, there are also exceptions to some of these too. 

  1. Skull Morphologies
  2. Otic Notch
  3. 4 Fingered forelimb
  4. Vertebrae



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