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Leptodactylinae Werner, 1896 (1838)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leptodactylidae > Subfamily: Leptodactylinae
96 species

Cystignathi Tschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 26, 78. Type genus: Cystignathus Wagler, 1830.

CystignathidaeGünther, 1858, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1858: 346.

Plectromantidae Mivart, 1869, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1869: 291. Type genus: Plectromantis Peters, 1862. Synonymy by implication by Nieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 479; Lynch, 1971, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 53: 169.

CystignathinaMivart, 1869, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1869: 293.

Adenomeridae Hoffmann, 1878, in Bronn (ed.), Die Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs, 6(2): 613. Type genus: Adenomera Steindachner, 1867. Synonymy by implication of synonymy of Adenomera with Leptodactylus by Parker, 1932, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, 10: 342.

Leptodactylidae Werner, 1896, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien, 46: 357. Type genus: Leptodactylus Fitzinger, 1826.

CystignathinaeGadow, 1901, Amphibia and Reptiles: 139.

LeptodactylinaeMetcalf, 1923, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 120: 272; Noble, 1931, Biol. Amph.: 504; Laurent, 1980 "1979", Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 104: 418. : 5.

LeptodactylydaeLutz, 1954, Mem. Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 52: 172.

LeptodactyloideaReig, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 29.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Extreme southern Texas (USA), Sonora (Mexico), and northern Antilles, south to Brazil.

Comment

Subfamily reformulated by Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583, as the sister taxon of Leiuperinae + Paratelmatobiinae.

Contained taxa (96 sp.):

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