Another term, especially formerly, for Anura.
- This clade is also referred to as Batrachia and is placed in superorder Salientia.
- Maximum parsimony analysis of this latter data set also recovered monophyly of living amphibians and favored a frog + salamander (Batrachia) relationship.
- For example, Batrachia and Gymnophiona are sister taxa within the ancestral taxon, Amphibia (or ‘Lissamphibia’ in many systems).
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek batrakhos 'frog'.
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