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Calyptocephalellidae

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The Calyptocephalellidae are a family of toads found in Chile containing two living genera, Calyptocephalella and Telmatobufo, as well as a prehistoric, extinct member classified as Calyptocephalellidae indet.[1] The genus Calyptocephalella contains one living species, the helmeted water toad (C. gayi), which is a very large and mostly aquatic. The genus Telmatobufo contains four species, T. australis, T. bullocki, T. ignotus, and T. venustus.[2] All five living species within the family are considered threatened, with T. bullocki and T. venustus being classified as critically endangered.[3]

References

  1. ^ Otero, R.A.; P. Jimenez-Huidobro; S. Soto-Acuña; R.E.Yury-Yáñez (2014). "Evidence of a giant helmeted frog (Australobatrachia, Calyptocephalellidae) from Eocene levels of the Magallanes Basin, southernmost Chile". Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 55: 133–140. doi:10.1016/j.jsames.2014.06.010.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Calyptocephalellidae, Reig 1960". Amphibian Species of the World 6.0, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
  3. ^ Donoso, Denise S.; Corres, Claudio Q.; Henriquez, Paula; Lagos, Nicolas F.; Mendez, M.A. (2010). "Amphibia, Anura, Calyptocephalellidae, Telmatobufo bullocki Schmidt, 1952: Distribution extension, habitat use and geographic distribution map". Checklist, Journal of Species Lists and Distribution. 6 (2): 298–300. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2014-09-19.
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Calyptocephalellidae: Brief Summary

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The Calyptocephalellidae are a family of toads found in Chile containing two living genera, Calyptocephalella and Telmatobufo, as well as a prehistoric, extinct member classified as Calyptocephalellidae indet. The genus Calyptocephalella contains one living species, the helmeted water toad (C. gayi), which is a very large and mostly aquatic. The genus Telmatobufo contains four species, T. australis, T. bullocki, T. ignotus, and T. venustus. All five living species within the family are considered threatened, with T. bullocki and T. venustus being classified as critically endangered.

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