Animalia > Chordata > Amphibia > Anura > Hemiphractidae


Wikipedia Abstract

The Hemiphractidae are a family of frogs from South and Central America. Previously, this group had been classified as a subfamily (Hemiphractinae) under family Hylidae. More recent research classifies these genera into their own family, or sometimes into three separate families: Amphignathodontidae (Flectonotus and Gastrotheca), Cryptobatrachidae (Cryptobatrachus and Stefania), and Hemiphractidae (Hemiphractus). An active question still exists as to which of these groupings is more accurate.
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Cryptobatrachus (backpack frogs) (6)   (2)
Flectonotus (5)   (1)
Gastrotheca (57)   (18)
Hemiphractus (6)   (1)
Stefania (18)

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