Physalaemus

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Physalaemus
Physalaemus gracilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Subclass: Lissamphibia
Order: Anura
Suborder: Neobatrachia
Family: Leptodactylidae
Subfamily: Leptodactylinae
Genus: Physalaemus
Fitzinger, 1826
Species

48, see text

Physalaemus is a large genus of leptodactylid frogs. These frogs are found in Central- and South America. It is very similar to Leptodactylus, a close relative, and indeed the recently rescribed Leptodactylus lauramiriamae is in some aspects intermediate between them.[1]

Species[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Heyer & Crombie (2005)

References[edit]

  • Heyer, W. Ronald & Crombie, Ronald I. (2005): Leptodactylus lauramiriamae, a distinctive new species of frog (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Rondônia, Brazil. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 118(3): 590–595. DOI: 10.2988/0006-324X(2005)118[590:LLADNS]2.0.CO;2 HTML abstract