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1. The six families in the more evolutionarily advanced suborder Mesobatrachia are the fossorial Megophryidae, Pelobatidae, Pelodytidae, Scaphiopodidae and Rhinophrynidae and the obligatorily aquatic Pipidae.

2. In scientific taxonomy, toads are found in the families Bufonidae, Bombinatoridae, Calyptocephalellidae, Discoglossidae, Myobatrachidae, Pelobatidae, Rhinophrynidae, Scaphiopodidae and Microhylidae.

3. The European spadefoot toads are a family of frogs, the Pelobatidae, with only one extant genus Pelobates, containing six species.

4. The seven species of American spadefoot toads (genera Scaphiopus and Spea) were previously also included in the family Pelobatidae, but are now generally regarded as the separate family Scaphiopodidae.

5. Family Pelobatidae.

6. Most recent studies suggests that Pelodytidae belongs to a clade containing three other families: Pelobatidae, Scaphiopodidae, and Megophryidae.

7. Its sister taxon is the clade Pelobatidae+Megophryidae, although older studies have suggested also other relationships.

8. Conservation status - IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Family: Salamandridae (True Salamanders and Newts) Family: Hynobiidae (Asiatic salamanders) Family: Plethodontidae (Lungless Salamanders) Family: Proteidae (Waterdogs and Mudpuppies) Family: Bombinatoridae (Fire-bellied toads) Family: Discoglossidae (Disc-Tongued frogs) Family: Pipidae Family: Pelobatidae (European spadefoot toads) Family: Bufonidae (True toads) Family: Hylidae ("Tree frogs and their allies") Family: Ranidae (True frogs)

9. The American spadefoot toads were previously included in a broader circumscription of the family Pelobatidae, which then united Palaearctic and Neoarctic spadefoot toads in the same family.

10. However, the American spadefoot genera were split off into Scaphiopodidae, with the Pelobatidae restricted to the European spadefoot toads in the genus Pelobates.

11. Scaphiopus species were once classified with their European cousins in the family Pelobatidae, but have since been reclassified to their own family, Scaphiopodidae with other North American species.

12. Pelobatidae are a family of toads.

13. Pelobates fuscus is a species of toad in the family Pelobatidae, native to an area extending from Central Europe to Western Asia.

14. Its name is from the Ancient Greek speos (σπέος, ‘cave, cavern’) Spea species were once classified with their European cousins in the family Pelobatidae, but have since been reclassified to their own family, Scaphiopodidae with other North American species.

15. They include nine species of newts and salamanders from a single family, Salamandridae, as well as 13 frog and toad species from five families—Bombinatoridae, Bufonidae, Hylidae, Pelobatidae and Ranidae.

16. Pelobatidae, also known as spadefoot toads, are a small family of frogs with one genus and four species spread in Europe, Western Asia and North-western Africa.

17. Pelobates varaldii, the Moroccan spadefoot toad or Varaldi's spadefoot toad, is a species of frog in the family Pelobatidae.

18. The distribution covers Europe, North Africa and West Asia (Family Pelobatidae) and Southeast Asia (family Megophryidae).

19. Eopelobates is an extinct genus of frogs in the family Pelobatidae.

20. Miopelobates is an extinct genus of prehistoric frogs in the family Pelobatidae.

21. Eopelobates is an extinct genus of frogs in the family Pelobatidae.

22. The families Alytidae, Pipidae, and Pelobatidae are ecologically isolated, the harlequin frogs, restricted to a neotropical range in Central and South America, and the Ranidae and Bufonidae probably radiated from tropical regions of Africa and Asia.

23. Hylidae. Bufonidae. Pelobatidae. Pelodytidae. Caudata Salamandridae.

24. Pelobates syriacus, the eastern spadefoot or Syrian spadefoot, is a species of toad in the family Pelobatidae, native to an area extending from Eastern Europe to Western Asia.

25. They include five species of newts and salamanders from a single family, Salamandridae, as well as 13 frog and toad species from five families—Bombinatoridae, Bufonidae, Hylidae, Pelobatidae and Ranidae.

26. Pelobatidae, also known as spadefoot toads, are a small family of frogs with one genus and four species spread in Europe, Western Asia and North-western Africa.

27. Conservation status - IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Family: Salamandridae (true salamanders and newts) Family: Bombinatoridae (fire-bellied toads) Family: Pelobatidae (European spadefoot toads) Family: Bufonidae (true toads) Family: Hylidae (tree frogs and their allies) Family: Ranidae (true frogs) Family: Lacertidae (wall or true lizards) Family: Anguidae Family: Viperidae (vipers) Family: Colubridae (colubrid snakes) Family: Emydidae (pond turtles)

28. Eleven species from five families, (Bufonidae, Hylidae, Microhylidae, Pelobatidae, and Ranidae), of frogs and toads are native to Nebraska.