Dermatonotus Méhely, 1904

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Gastrophryninae > Genus: Dermatonotus
1 species

Dermatonotus Méhely, 1904, Ann. Hist. Nat. Mus. Natl. Hungarici, 2: 207. Type species: Engystoma mülleri Boettger, 1885, by monotypy.

English Names

Termite Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).


As for the single species.


Most closely allied to Hypopachus and Gastrophryne but more "primitive" than either, according to Carvalho, 1954, Occas. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 555: 13. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543–583, suggested this taxon to be the sister of a group composed of Elachistocleis, Hypopachus, and Gastrophryne.

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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