from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Hogg's system of Amphibia, the second tribe of the third order (Manentibranchia), characterized by fringed gills, and thus differing from the Ramibranchia or Sirenidæ and Proteidæ: proposed for the Amphibichthyidæ or Lepidosirenidæ, now recognized as fishes.
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