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Latonia (genus)

Latonia is a genus of frogs in the family Alytidae (formerly Discoglossidae). It contains only one extant species[1] (found in Israel and originally classified in the genus Discoglossus[2]), though several fossil species are known from the Paleogene and Neogene periods (Upper Oligocene to Upper Pliocene) in Europe.[3]

Species[edit]

Binomial name and authorCommon name
Latonia nigriventer Mendelssohn & Steinitz, 1943Israel painted frog or Hula painted frog
Latonia seyfriedi von Meyer, 1843
Latonia gigantea (Lartet, 1851)
Latonia vertaizoni (Friant, 1944)
Latonia ragei Hossini 1993

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Latonia Meyer, 1843". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Latonia nigriventer (Mendelssohn and Steinitz, 1943)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Rocek, Z. (1994). "Taxonomy and distribution of Tertiary discoglossids (Anura) of the genus Latonia v. Meyer, 1843". Geobios 27: 717–751. 
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