Taxon profile


Anura Fischer von Waldheim, 1813

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  infraclass Salientia

Scientific synonyms

Acerci Wagler, 1828
Amphisacralia Bolkay, 1919
Anisobatrachoidea Fejérváry, 1922
Anonyxia Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926
Anoures A.M.C. Duméril, 1806
Anuri Fischer von Waldheim, 1813
Archeosalientia Roček, 1981


Bufo bufo - Common European Toad

Bufo bufo - Common European Toad

Author: Blaž Šegula

Pipa pipa - Suriname Toad

Pipa pipa - Suriname Toad

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Hyla arborea - European Treefrog

Hyla arborea - European Treefrog

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Important groups

Bombinatoridae, Dendrobatidae - poison dart frog, Bufonidae - toads, Hylidae - tree frogs, Ranidae - frogs
tadpole, vocal sac

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

suborder Discoglossoidei
Jurassic – recent
suborder Mesobatrachia
Cretaceous: Lower Cretaceous – recent
suborder Neobatrachia
Cretaceous: Upper Cretaceous – recent

Unplaced taxa

family Mantellidae Laurent, 1946
genus Ancudia Philippi, 1902 inc.sed.

Fossil taxa

family Notobatrachidae Estes & Reig, 1973
genus Electrorana Xing, Stanley, Bai & Blackburn, 2018

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [2b6e8fe0-8f4a-44a1-a749-f445f4583de7]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anura]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2015
CZ Moravec J. (2001): České názvy živočichů IV. Obojživelníci (Amphibia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 148 pp. [as Anura]

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inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

extinct taxon