Scaphiopus Holbrook 1836 (spadefoot toad)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Pelobatidae

Parent taxon: Pelobatidae according to A. C. Henrici 2009

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Estes and Tihen 1964, Henrici 1994, Henrici and Haynes 2006, Holman and Sullivan 1981, Lynch 1965 and Zweifel 1956

Sister taxa: Elkobatrachus, Enigmatosaurus, Eopelobates, Leptobrachium, Macropelobates, Miopelobates, Pelobates, Spea

Subtaxa: Scaphiopus (Scaphiopus) Scaphiopus couchii

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (15: Arizona, Florida, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Arizona, Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (9: Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan)

Total: 29 collections including 30 occurrences

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