Xenopus Wagler 1827 (clawed frog)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Pipidae

Parent taxon: Xenopodinae according to A. M. Báez and T. Harrison 2005

See also Carroll 1988, Estes 1975, Frank and Ramus 1996, Gissi et al. 2006, Henrici 1998 and Henrici and Báez 2001

Sister taxon: Silurana

Subtaxa: Xenopus arabiensis Xenopus boiei Xenopus romeri

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (2 collections)

• Miocene of Morocco (1)

• Oligocene of Yemen (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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