Microhylidae


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Microhylidae

[‚mī·krō′hī·lə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of anuran amphibians in the suborder Diplasiocoela including many heavy-bodied forms with a pointed head and tiny mouth.
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Previously, the Microhylidae was thought to be represented in Pakistan by a single species, but Baig and Gvozdik (1998b) recorded Uperodon systoma from Islamabad.
1) Los renacuajos de Microhylidae presentan numerosas caracteristicas distintivas; se sugiere consultar Wild (1995) para mayor informacion.
The call of the Microhylidae Elachistocleis bicolor was recorded in the surrounding areas of the irrigation channels, inside natural vegetation.
Smilisca phaeota Leptodactylidae Leptodactylus ventrimaculatus Microhylidae Ranidae Nelsonophryne aterrima Lithobates vaillanti Pristimantis achatinus Strabomantidae Pristimantis labiosus Caudata Pristimantis latidiscus Pristimantis parvillus Plethodontidae Bolitoglossa biseriata Bolitoglossa medemi Oedipina parvipes Gymnophiona Caeciliidae Caecilia guntheri TOTAL 12 27 Orden Ind.
rubrimaculatus (Taylor y Smith 1945) N Leptodactylidae Leptodactylus melanonotus (Hallowell 1861) N Microhylidae Gastrophryne usta (Cope 1866) Pr N X X Ranidae Lithobates berlandieri (Baird 1854) Pr N X L.
6 (0,42%) Hypsiboas pulchellus 3 (0,21%) Hypsiboas punctatus 3 (0,21%) Lysapsus limellum * 35 (2,47%) Scinax berthae 2 (0,14%) Scinax squalirostris 10 (0,71%) Trachycephalus venulosus 5 (0,35%) Leptodactylidae Leptodactylus chaquensis 7 (0,49%) Leptodactylus gracilis * 48 (3,38%) Leptodactylus mystacinus * 25 (1,76%) Leptodactylus ocellatus * 985 (69,42%) Physalaemus albonotatus 2 (0,14%) Microhylidae Elachistocleis bicolor * 157 (11,06%) * Especies mas numerosas.
For example, species of the genus Physalaemus (Giaretta and Menin, 2004; Ryan, 1985; Vitt and Caldwell, 1994) and many species in the families Bufonidae and Microhylidae (Caldwell and Vitt, 1999) are known to be specialists in termites and ants; many lizard species are also know to specialize in these type of prey (Huey et al.
Constitutive heterochromatin and nucleolus organizer regions in Ranidae, Microhylidae and Racophoridae.