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Brief Summary

    Ptychadenidae: Brief Summary
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    For the species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae, see Grassland forest tree frog.

    Ptychadenidae is a family of frogs. These frogs occur in Sub-Saharan Africa. The common name of the family is grassland frogs.

    Ptychadenidae was previously considered to be a tribe or subfamily in the family Ranidae, but its position as a family is now well established.

Comprehensive Description

    Ptychadenidae
    provided by wikipedia
    For the species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae, see Grassland forest tree frog.

    Ptychadenidae is a family of frogs.[1][2] These frogs occur in Sub-Saharan Africa. The common name of the family is grassland frogs.[1]

    Ptychadenidae was previously considered to be a tribe or subfamily in the family Ranidae, but its position as a family is now well established.[1][2][3]

    Subfamilies and genera

    There are three genera with in total 52[3] to 55 species:[1]

    References

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    2. ^ a b "Ptychadenidae Dubois, 1987". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
    3. ^ a b "Ptychadenidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2014.
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