Phyzelaphryninae Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Brachycephaloidea > Family: Eleutherodactylidae > Subfamily: Phyzelaphryninae
14 species

Phyzelaphryninae Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008, Zootaxa, 1737: 93. Type genus: Phyzelaphryne Heyer, 1977.

Phyzelaphryini— Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 149. Subtribe. 

English Names

None noted.


Eastern and northeastern Brazil and in the Guiana Shield region in northeastern South America, and in the upper Amazon Basin.


See comments under Eleutherodactylidae and Eleutherodactylinae. Fouquet, Loebmann, Castroviejo-Fisher, Padial, Orrico, Lyra, Roberto, Kok, Haddad, and Rodrigues, 2012, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 65: 547-561, provided a phylogenetic analysis of this clade.

Contained taxa (14 sp.):

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