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Pyxicephalus adspersus, Boston Aquarium.jpg
Pyxicephalus adspersus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Clade: Ranoidea
Family: Pyxicephalidae
Bonaparte, 1850

Pyxicephalidae is a family of frogs. They are found in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Classification[change | change source]

Pyxicephalidae has two subfamilies, with a total of 13 genera.[1] This family was formerly considered part of the family Ranidae.


References[change | change source]

  1. Frost, Darrel R. 2010. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.4 (8 August 2010). Electronic Database accessible at [1]. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA.