Family Pelodytidae Cope 1866 (parsley frog)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Pelodytidae

Parent taxon: Pelobatoidea according to J. Chen et al. 2016

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Gao and Wang 2001, Henrici 1994, Henrici 2009, Henrici and Haynes 2006 and Hoegg et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Megophryidae, Pelobatidae, Scaphiopodidae

Subtaxa: Miopelodytes Pelodytes Tephrodytes

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (6 collections), the Netherlands (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of Germany (1), Hungary (2), United States (1: Nevada)

• Arikareean of United States (3: Montana)

• Eocene of France (3)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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