Taxon profile


Cacosterninae Noble, 1931

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  order Anura »  family Pyxicephalidae

Scientific synonyms


Included taxa

Number of records: 11

genus Amietia Dubois, 1987
genus Anhydrophryne Hewitt, 1919
genus Arthroleptella Hewitt, 1926
genus Cacosternum Boulenger, 1887
genus Ericabatrachus Largen, 1991
genus Microbatrachella Hewitt, 1926
genus Natalobatrachus Hewitt & Methuen, 1912
genus Nothophryne Poynton, 1963
genus Poyntonia Channing & Boycott, 1989
genus Strongylopus Tschudi, 1838
genus Tomopterna Duméril & Bibron, 1841

Links and literature

EN Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World [], American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA [as Cacosterninae Noble, 1931]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2011
CZ Moravec J. (2001): České názvy živočichů IV. Obojživelníci (Amphibia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 148 pp. [as Tomopterninae]

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