Family Pipidae Gray 1825 (clawed frog)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Pipidae

Parent taxon: Anura according to M. Delfino and M. R. Sanchez-Villagra 2018

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Estes 1975, Frank and Ramus 1996, Gissi et al. 2006, Henrici 1998, Henrici and Báez 2001, Hoegg et al. 2004, Kuhn 1946 and Trueb and Báez 2006

Sister taxa: Acosmanura, Allophyrnidae, Alytidae, Archaeobatrachia, Arcifera, Arthroleptidae, Bissektia, Bufoniformia, Centrolenidae, Comobatrachus, Comobatrachus aenigmatis, Costata, Diacium unipedalis, Discoglossidae, Discoglossoidea, Electrorana, Eoanura, Eobatrachus, Eobatrachus agilis, Epicria, Firmisternia, Gastrechmia, Genibatrachus, Gobiatidae, Hemisotidae, Hensonbatrachus, Hyperoliidae, Itemirella, Latonia, Leiopelmatidae, Liaobatrachus, Mesobatrachia, Microhylidae, Myobatrachidae, Neobatrachia, Neusibatrachus, Odontaglossa, Odontophrynidae, Opisthocoela, Opisthocoelellus, Palaeobatrachoidea, Paradiscoglossus, Pelobatoidea, Pipoidea, Proanura, Pseudidae, Raniformia, Rhinodermatidae, Scaphiophryninae, Scotiophryne, Sunnybatrachus, Thaumastosaurus, Theatonius, Tyrrellbatrachus, Vieraella, Vieraellidae, Wealdenbatrachus, Xenoanura

Subtaxa: Kuruleufenia Llankibatrachus Oumtkoutia Pipinae Saltenia Shelania Shomronella Xenopodinae

View classification

Type: Pipa

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (2 collections)

• Miocene of Morocco (1), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Yemen (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (5), Namibia (1), Peru (4), Tanzania (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (7), Israel (2), Morocco (2), Niger (1)

Total: 31 collections including 33 occurrences

Show more details