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Pyxicephalidae

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
Subfamiliae: Cacosterninae - Pyxicephalinae

Name

Pyxicephalidae Bonaparte, 1850

Type genus: Pyxicephalus Tschudi, 1838

Synonyms

* Pyxicephalina Bonaparte, 1850
* Phrynopsinae Noble, 1931
* Cacosterninae Noble, 1931
* Tomopternini Dubois, 1987
* Pyxicephalini — Dubois, 1987
* Pyxicephalinae — Dubois, 1992
* Tomopterninae — Dubois, 1992
* Strongylopinae Scott, 2005
* Pyxicephalinae — Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006

References

* Bonaparte, 1850, Conspect. Syst. Herpetol. Amph.: 1 p.
* Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green & Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 240
* Amphibian Species of the World 5.1 Pyxicephalidae access date 27 June 2008

Note

Formerly part of the familia Ranidae.

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Dainty Frogs; African Bullfrogs

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