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Cacosterninae

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia
Familia: Pyxicephalidae
Subfamilia: Cacosterninae
Genera: Amietia - Anhydrophryne - Arthroleptella - Cacosternum - Ericabatrachus - Microbatrachella - Natalobatrachus - Nothophryne - Poyntonia - Strongylopus - Tomopterna

Name

Pyxicephalidae Noble, 1931

Type genus: Cacosternum Boulenger, 1887

Synonyms

* Cacosterninae Noble, 1931
* Tomopternini Dubois, 1987
* Tomopterninae — Dubois, 1992


References

* Noble, 1931, Biol. Amph.: 540.
* Amphibian Species of the World 5.1 Cacosterninae access date 27 June 2008


Note

Formerly part of the familia Ranidae.

Vernacular names
English: Dainty Frogs

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