Pipinae Gray, 1825

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pipidae > Subfamily: Pipinae
7 species

Piprina Gray, 1825, Ann. Philos., London, Ser. 2, 10: 214. Type genus: "Pipra Laurent" (= Pipa Laurenti, 1768). Incorrect original spelling.

Pipoidea — Fitzinger, 1826, Neue Class. Rept.: 37. Explicit family; Laurent, 1967, Acta Zool. Lilloana, 22: 207; Lynch, 1973, in Vial (ed.), Evol. Biol. Anurans: 162; Duellman, 1975, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 42: 5; Laurent, 1980 "1979", Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 104: 417.

Pipina — Gray, 1829, Isis von Oken, 22: 203; Bonaparte, 1832, Saggio Dist. Metod. Animal. Vert.: 10; Bonaparte, 1838, Nuovi Ann. Sci. Nat., Bologna, 1: 393; Bonaparte, 1839, Mem. Soc. Sci. Nat. Neuchâtel, 2: 16; Bonaparte, 1840, Nuovi Ann. Sci. Nat., Bologna, 4: 100 (p. 11 in offprint).

Piparia — Hemprich, 1829, Grundniss Naturgesch. Höhere Lehr., Ed. 2: xix.

Aglossa Wagler, 1830, Nat. Syst. Amph.: 131. Unavailable name for reason of not being based on a generic name, coined as a family for Pipa.

Aglossa Wiegmann, 1832, in Wiegmann and Ruthe (eds.), Handbuch der Zool., Amph.: 200. Explicit family for Pipa and Xenopus. Unavailable for reason of not being based on a generic name. 

Pipae — Tschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 26.

Pipidae — Swainson, 1839, Nat. Hist. Fishes Amph. Rept., 2: 88.

Pipina — Bonaparte, 1840, Mem. Accad. Sci. Torino, Ser. 2, 2: 394.

Pipaeformes — Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 761. Explicit family-group name.

Pipridae — Anonymous, 1842, Synops. Contents Brit. Mus., Ed. 44: 112. Presumed author is John Gray. Fouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 267, gave authorship to Gray, but it is unclear what the evidence is for this assignment, even if it is a reasonable assumption given the expertise available at the Natural History Museum, London, at the time. 

Pipadae — Hallowell, 1858 "1857", Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 9: 65.

Aglossa Leunis, 1860, Synops. Drei Naturr., Zool., Ed. 2: 335. Unavailable unranked taxon (below Family) to contain Pipa and Xenopus.

Pipoides — Bruch, 1862, Würzb. Naturwiss. Z., 3: 221.

Pipiformes — Boulenger, 1882, Zool. Rec., 18: 13. Spelling correction.

Pipida — Knauer, 1878, Naturgesch. Lurche: 103.

Aglossidae Sollas, 1906, Zool. Rec., 42: 37. Unknown content. 

Pipidae — Bolkay, 1919, Glasn. Zemaljskog Muz. Bosni Hercegov., 31: 348.

Pipinae — Metcalf, 1923, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 120: 391.

Pipinomorpha Báez and Pugener, 2003, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 139: 454. Unavailable unranked taxon, coined within the family-group to include Eoxenopoides (fossil) and Pipinae.

Pipoidia — Dubois, 2005, Alytes, 23: 8. Epifamily.

Pipoidea — Dubois, 2005, Alytes, 23: 8. Superfamily.

 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

South America east of the Andes and in adjacent Panama. 

Comment

See comments under Pipidae for access to literature. 

Contained taxa (7 sp.):

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