They mostly live hidden in the ground and in stream substrates, making them the least familiar order of amphibians. All modern caecilians and their closest fossil relatives are grouped as a clade, Apoda, within the larger group Gymnophiona, which also includes more primitive extinct caecilian-like amphibians.
Unusual Amphibian Diplocaulus Found Unusual Amphibian Diplocaulus Found Analysis: Stories accompanying a set of pictures circulating online claim to show that an unusual amphibian Diplocaulus was found in real, and that the extinct creature is still alive. No, what is shown is not a fact.
Frog: Frog, any of various tailless amphibians belonging to the order Anura. Used strictly, the term may be limited to any member of the family Ranidae (true frogs), but more broadly the name frog is often used to distinguish the smooth-skinned, leaping anurans from squat, warty, hopping ones, which are
Salamander (order Caudata), any member of a group of about 410 species of amphibians that have tails and that constitute the order Caudata. The order comprises 10 families, among which are newts and salamanders proper (family Salamandridae) as well as hellbenders, mud puppies, and lungless salamanders.