Pyxicephalidae

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Pyxicephalidae
Pyxicephalus adspersus, Boston Aquarium.jpg
Pyxicephalus adspersus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Superfamily: Ranoidea
Family: Pyxicephalidae
Bonaparte, 1850
Subfamilies

The Pyxicephalidae are a family of frogs found in sub-Saharan Africa.[1][2]

Classification[edit]

The Pyxicephalidae contain two subfamilies, with a total of 12 genera.[1][2] This family was formerly considered part of the family Ranidae.[1]

Family PYXICEPHALIDAE

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pyxicephalidae Bonaparte, 1850". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Pyxicephalidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Cacosterninae Noble, 1931". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pyxicephalinae Bonaparte, 1850". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 3 May 2014.