Pelodryadinae,

Duellman, William E., Marion, Angela B. & Hedges, Blair, 2016, Phylogenetics, classification, and biogeography of the treefrogs (Amphibia: Anura: Arboranae), Zootaxa 4104 (1), pp. 1-109: 39

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scientific name

Pelodryadinae
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Subfamily Pelodryadinae  Günther, 1859

Pelodryadidae Günther, “ 1858  ” 1859: 345, Type genus; Pelodryas Günther, 1859  (= Litoria Tschudi, 1838  ), by original designation.

Chiroleptina Mivart, 1869: 294. Type genus: Chiroptes Günther, 1859  , by original designation. Cycloraninae Parker, 1940: 12. Type genus Cyclorana Steindachner, 1867  , by original designation. Nyctimystinae Laurent, 1975: 283. Type genus Nyctimystes Stejneger 1916  , by original designation.

Definition. Arboreal and terrestrial frogs having free-living aquatic tadpoles. Chromosome complement 2 n = 26, except 2 n = 24 in Nyctimystes infrafrenatus  .

Content. Two genera and 109 species.

Distribution. Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea and associated islands. Introduced in New Caledonia, New Hebrides, and New Zealand.

Etymology. Same as family.

Remarks. Pelodryadinae  is the sister taxon of Pelobiinae.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Hylidae

Loc

Pelodryadinae

Duellman, William E., Marion, Angela B. & Hedges, Blair 2016
2016
Loc

Nyctimystes

Stejneger 1916
1916
Loc

Cyclorana

Steindachner 1867
1867
Loc

Pelodryas Günther, 1859

Gunther 1859
1859
Loc

Chiroptes Günther, 1859

Gunther 1859
1859
Loc

Pelodryadidae Günther, “ 1858

Gunther 1858
1858
Loc

Litoria

Tschudi 1838
1838