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Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Proteidae
Genus: Orthophyia
Species: O. longa

Orthophyia longa is a prehistoric proteid salamander from the Miocene[1] of Europe. It is now extinct. Its modern relatives include the olm and the mudpuppies.

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  1. ^ "A Review Of The Fossil Caudata of Europe [1]