Myobatrachoidea Schlegel, 1850

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea
132 species

Myobatrachinae Schlegel In Gray, 1850, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1850: 10. Type genus: Myobatrachus Schlegel, 1850.

Myiobatrachidae Bonaparte, 1850, Conspect. Syst. Herpetol. Amph.: 1 p. Type genus: Myiobatrachus Bonaparte, 1850.

Myiobatrachina — Bonaparte, 1850, Conspect. Syst. Herpetol. Amph.: 1 p. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Uperoliidae Günther, 1858, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1858: 346. Type genus: Uperoleia Gray, 1841.

Criniae Cope, 1866, J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, Ser. 2, 6: 89. Type genus: Crinia Tschudi, 1838.

Uperoleiidae — Keferstein, 1867, Nachr. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen, 18: 349.

Uperoliina — Mivart, 1869, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1869: 291.

Myobatrachida — Knauer, 1878, Naturgesch. Lurche: 104.

Criniinae — Noble, 1931, Biol. Amph.: 492.

Myobatrachinae — Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 6; Laurent, 1980 "1979", Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 104: 417.

Limnodynastini Lynch, 1969, Final PhD Exam, Program: unpaged; Lynch, 1971, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 53: 83. Type genus: Limnodynastes Fitzinger, 1843.

Limnodynastinae — Lynch, 1971, Misc. Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 53: 83; Heyer and Liem, 1976, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 233: 5; Laurent, 1980 "1979", Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 104: 417; Laurent, 1986, in Grassé and Delsol (eds.), Traite de Zool., 14: 676.

Myobatrachidae — Lynch, 1973, in Vial (ed.), Evol. Biol. Anurans: 170; Heyer and Liem, 1976, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 233: 1; Laurent, 1980 "1979", Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 104: 417; Davies, 2003, in Duellman (ed.), Grzimek's Animal Life Enclop., 6(Amph.): 147.

Rheobatrachinae Heyer and Liem, 1976, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 233: 11. Type genus: Rheobatrachus Liem, 1973. Synonymy by implication of Ford and Cannatella, 1993, Herpetol. Monogr., 7: 105; Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 195.

Rheobatrachidae — Laurent, 1980 "1979", Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 104: 401; Laurent, 1986, in Grassé and Delsol (eds.), Traite de Zool., 14: 674.

Limnodynastidae — Zug, Vitt, and Caldwell, 2001, Herpetology, Ed. 2: 411. Duellman in Halliday and Adler, 2002, New Encyclop. Rept. Amph.: 84; Davies, 2003, in Duellman (ed.), Grzimek's Animal Life Enclop., 6(Amph.): 139.

Myobatrachoidea — Irisarri, San Mauro, Abascal, Ohler, Vences, and Zardoya, 2012, BMC Genomics, 13(626): 5. Formal superfamily to contain Myobatrachidae and Limnodynastidae. 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Australia; New Guinea including Aru Islands. 

Comment

See comments under the subtending taxa, Myobatrachidae and Limnodynatidae, for relevant literature. 

Contained taxa (132 sp.):

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