Rhinophrynidae in a sentence
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. Frogs in the families Bufonidae, Rhinophrynidae, and Microhylidae have short back legs and tend to walk rather than jump.
3. In scientific taxonomy, toads are found in the families Bufonidae, Bombinatoridae, Calyptocephalellidae, Discoglossidae, Myobatrachidae, Pelobatidae, Rhinophrynidae, Scaphiopodidae and Microhylidae.
4. The Mexican burrowing toad (Rhinophrynus dorsalis) is the only species in the genus Rhinophrynus and the family Rhinophrynidae of order Anura.
5. According to EDGE, Mexican burrowing toads are: The only species, within the only genus of the family Rhinophrynidae, and with over 190 million years of independent evolution, the Mexican burrowing toad is the most evolutionarily distinct amphibian species on Earth today;
6. The Rhinophrynidae are a family of frogs containing one extant genus, the monotypic Rhinophrynus, and a number of fossil genera.
7. Fossil finds of Rhinophrynidae come from Mexico, the United States, and Canada.
8. The Rhinophrynidae are the sister taxon of the Pipidae.
9. Rhinophrynidae are a family of frogs containing only one extant genus, the monotypic Rhinophrynus.
10. Many tropical species reach the northern limits of their distributions there such as the Mexican treefrog (Smilisca baudinii), white-lipped frog (Leptodactylus fragilis), sheep frog (Hypopachus variolosus), and the unusual burrowing toad (Rhinophrynus dorsalis), so unique it is classified in a family (Rhinophrynidae) by itself.
11. Chelomophrynus is an extinct genus of prehistoric anurans in the family Rhinophrynidae.
12. R. parvus was likely a member of Pipoidea and may have been a member of the family Rhinophrynidae.
13. Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae.
14. Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae.
15. Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae.
16. Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae.
17. Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae.
18. Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae.
19. Order: Anura. Family: Rhinophrynidae.
- Ninety-six percent
- over 5,000
- 1.8 metres
- 20 mm
- the northern hemisphere
- Central America
- South America
- 23 million years ago