Dicroglossidae

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Dicroglossidae
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Quasipaa exilispinosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Superfamily: Ranoidea
Family: Dicroglossidae
Anderson, 1871
Subfamilies

Dicroglossinae
Occidozyginae

The Dicroglossidae family of frogs[1][2] occurs in tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and Africa, with most genera and species being found in Asia. The common name of the family is fork-tongued frogs.[1]

The Dicroglossidae were previously considered to be a subfamily in the Ranidae family, but their position as a family is now well established.[1][2][3]

Subfamilies and genera[edit]

The two subfamilies contain more than 186 species in 13–15 genera, depending on the source.[3][1]

Dicroglossinae Anderson, 1871 — 169 species in 13 genera:[4]

Occidozyginae Fei, Ye, and Huang, 1990 — 17 species in two genera:[5]

Phylogeny[edit]

The following phylogeny of Dicroglossidae is from Pyron & Wiens (2011).[6] Dicroglossidae is a sister group of Ranixalidae.[6]

Dicroglossidae 
Occidozyginae

Ingerana



Occidozyga



Dicroglossinae


Nanorana



Limnonectes






Nannophrys




Euphlyctis



Hoplobatrachus






Sphaerotheca




Fejervarya



Zakerana







References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Dicroglossidae Anderson, 1871". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Dicroglossidae Anderson, 1871". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 
  3. ^ a b "Dicroglossidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Dicroglossinae Anderson, 1871". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Occidozyginae Fei, Ye, and Huang, 1990". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  6. ^ a b R. Alexander Pyron; John J. Wiens (2011). "A large-scale phylogeny of Amphibia including over 2800 species, and a revised classification of extant frogs, salamanders, and caecilians". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 61 (2): 543–583. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.06.012. PMID 21723399.