Myobatrachus Schlegel, 1850

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Myobatrachus
1 species

Myobatrachus Schlegel In Gray, 1850, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1850: 9. Type species: Myobatrachus paradoxus Schlegel, 1850 (= Breviceps gouldii Gray, 1841), by monotypy.

MyiobatrachusSchlegel, 1858, Handl. Dierkd., 2: 59. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Chelydobatrachus Günther, 1859 "1858", Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus.: 53. Type species: Breviceps gouldii Gray, 1841, by monotypy. Synonymy by Peters, 1867, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 37; Günther, 1868, Zool. Rec., 4: 146; Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 328.

English Names

Turtle Frogs (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 104; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95).


As for the single species.


See comments under Arenophryne and Metacrinia.

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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