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Leptodactylidae (neotropical frogs)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Leptodactylidae are a diverse family of frogs that probably diverged from other hyloids during the Cenozoic era, or possibly at the end of the Mesozoic. Of the roughly 50 genera, one, Eleutherodactylus, is the largest vertebrate genus, with over 700 species. In total, the approximately 1100 leptodactylid species are widely distributed throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The family is often considered paraphyletic and has no morphological synapomorphies.
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Genus

Hydrolaetare (Frog) (3)
Leptodactylus (foam-nest frogs and white-lipped frogs) (88)   (3)
Paratelmatobius (Frog) (6)
Scythrophrys (Frog) (1)

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