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Litoria wilcoxi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pelodryadidae
Subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Günther, 1858
Type genus
Günther, 1858

2 or 3 (see text)

The Pelodryadinae are a subfamily of frogs. How these frogs are classified is disputed. They are found in Australo-Papuan regions.[1]

Classification[change | change source]

The Amphibian Species of the World[2] puts the Pelodryadinae in the family Pelodryadidae. There are two genera:[3]

The AmphibiaWeb says that Pelodryadinae are in the family Hylidae and have three genera:[4]

  • Cyclorana Steindachner, 1867
  • Litoria Tschudi, 1838
  • Nyctimystes Stejneger, 1916

References[change | change source]

  1. "frog and toad - Classification | Britannica". Retrieved 2022-04-11.
  2. Duellman, William E.; Marion, Angela B. & Hedges, S. Blair (19 April 2016). "Phylogenetics, classification, and biogeography of the treefrogs (Amphibia: Anura: Arboranae)". Zootaxa. 4104 (1): 1–109. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4104.1.1. PMID 27394762.
  3. Frost, Darrel R. (2018). "Pelodryadinae Günther, 1858". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  4. "Hylidae". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2018.

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