Family Leptodactylidae Stirton 1953 (frog)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Leptodactylidae

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1953. Vertebrate paleontology and continental stratigraphy in Colombia. Geological Society of America Bulletin 64:603-622

Parent taxon: Hyloidea according to S. Hoegg et al. 2004

See also Baez 1991, Carroll 1988, Estes 1964, Fernicola and Albino 2012, Frank and Ramus 1996, Hecht 1960 and Stirton 1953

Sister taxa: Beelzebufo, Hylidae

Subtaxa: Caudiverbera Eleutherodactylus Eophractus Eorubeta Eupsophus Eusophus Geocrinia Lechriodus Leptodactylus Limnodynastes Limnodynastinae Neoprocoela Ranidella Syrrhophus Syrrhopus

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (2), the Bahamas (1), Bolivia (1), Mexico (1), Puerto Rico (1), United States (3: Florida, Texas)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (2), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), France (1), United States (1: Nevada)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Peru (1), United States (1: Nevada)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (3), India (1), United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 29 collections including 39 occurrences

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