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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2011, Osteology and chondrocranial morphology of Gastrophryne carolinensis (Anura: Microhylidae), with a review of the osteological diversity of New World microhylids.
Leptodactylus wagneri (Peters, 1862) 200-1800 Familia Microhylidae 328.
A new species of Elachistocleis (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Andean Yungas of Argentina, with comments on the Elachistocleis ovalis--E.
Hylodes pipilans 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0) (Canedo & Pombal, 2007) Hylodesphyllodes Heyer & Cocroft, 1986 18 (85.7) 2 (9.5) Hylodes charadranaetes Heyer & 5 (100) Cocroft, 1986 Megaelosia goeldii (Baumann, 1912) 1 (100) Leptodactylidae Adenomera marmorata Steindachner, 1867 1 (2.4) 20 (48.8) Leptodactylus latrans (Steffen, 1815) 1 (7.1) Leptodactylus mystacinus 1 (100) (Burmeister, 1861) Leptodactylus spixii Heyer, 1983 Paratelmatobius mantiqueira Pombal & Haddad 1999 Physalaemus signifer (Girard, 1853) 5 (33.3) 5 (33.3) Microhylidae Chiasmocleis sp.
The amphibian fauna of Pakistan is represented by 21 species allocated to the families Ranidae, Microhylidae, Bufonidae and Megophryidae.
The Microhylidae family was represented in this area by Elachistocleis bicolor, although only tadpoles and vocalizations were registered in Dec 2001 and Sep 2002, and the family Cycloramphidae was represented by Odontophrynus americanus a species captured in the months of May and September.
USE OF BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES BY ELACHISTOCLEIS PEARSEI (RUTHVEN, 1914) (ANURA: MICROHYLIDAE) IN A LENTIC ECOSYSTEM FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SUCRE, COLOMBIA