Contributions to Zoology, 77 (3) - 2008

A reevaluation of the evidence supporting an unorthodox hypothesis on the origin of extant amphibians

David Marjanovic, Michel Laurin

UMR 7179, Equipe Squelette des Vertebres, CNRS/Universite Paris 6, 4 place Jussieu, case 19, 75005 Paris, France, david.marjanovic@gmx.at

Keywords: Albanerpetontidae, Brachydectes, coding, continuous characters, data matrix, Gerobatrachus, Gymnophioniformes, Gymnophionomorpha, Lissamphibia, Lysorophia, morphology, ontogeny, paleontology, phylogeny, scoring, stepmatrix gap-weighting.