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subfamily

Phyllomedusinae Günther, 1858

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  order Anura »  family Hylidae - tree frogs

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Interesting facts

They secrete from skin kinins and opiate peptides (similar to endorphines and enkefalin), which contain L-Tyr at N-end and some D-amino acids, which are not in proteins.
Author: Tomas HLUSKA

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

genus Agalychnis Cope, 1864
genus Cruziohyla Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell & Wheeler, 2005
genus Hylomantis Peters, 1873
genus Phasmahyla Cruz, 1991
genus Phrynomedusa Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923
genus Phyllomedusa Wagler, 1830

Links and literature

EN Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World [http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amp...], American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA [as Phyllomedusinae Günther, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2011
CZ Moravec J. (2001): České názvy živočichů IV. Obojživelníci (Amphibia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 148 pp. [as Phyllomedusinae]

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