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Adelastes Zweifel, 1986
Adelastes Zweifel, 1986, Am. Mus. Novit., 2863: 3. Type species: Adelastes hylonomos Zweifel, 1986, by original designation.
Neblina Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).
As for the single species.
According to original publication, Adelastes is most closely related to Arcovomer, Chiasmocleis, Hamptophryne, and Syncope. Formerly in the New World component of Microhylinae; Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 225, did not address this taxon in their study, and they removed Adelastes from any subfamily pending resolution of its phylogenetic placement. van der Meijden, Vences, Hoegg, Boistel, Channing, and Meyer, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 44: 1017-1030, did not address this taxon. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583, assigned this taxon to Gastrophryninae without reference to evidence.
Contained taxa (1 sp.):
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