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Peltophryne  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173495

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Peltaphryne Fitzinger, 1843
    Otaspis Cope, 1869
  Common Name(s): West Indian Toads [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2019   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderAnura  – Frogs, perereca, rã, sapo, crapauds, grenouilles, Toads  
                            FamilyBufonidae Gray, 1825 – Bufonids, bufonidés, crapauds, Toads  
                               GenusPeltophryne Fitzinger, 1843 – West Indian Toads  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Peltophryne armata Landestoy T., Turner, Marion and Hedges, 2018  
                                  Species Peltophryne cataulaciceps (Schwartz, 1959)  
                                  Species Peltophryne dunni (Barbour, 1926)  
                                  Species Peltophryne empusa Cope, 1862  
                                  Species Peltophryne florentinoi (Moreno and Rivalta, 2007)  
                                  Species Peltophryne fluviatica (Schwartz, 1972)  
                                  Species Peltophryne fustiger (Schwartz, 1960)  
                                  Species Peltophryne guentheri (Cochran, 1941)  
                                  Species Peltophryne gundlachi (Ruibal, 1959)  
                                  Species Peltophryne lemur Cope, 1869 – Puerto Rican Crested Toad, Ridge-headed Toad 
                                  Species Peltophryne longinasus (Stejneger, 1905)  
                                  Species Peltophryne peltocephala (Tschudi, 1838)  
                                  Species Peltophryne ramsdeni (Barbour, 1914)  
                                  Species Peltophryne taladai (Schwartz, 1960)  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Peltophryne    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference v6, database (version 6.0)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2019. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (12 September, 2019). Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Peltophryne   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Peltophryne   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Frost, Darrel R.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Amphibian Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Second edition   
  Publisher: Electronic manuscript supplied by compiler   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, U.S.A.   
  Reference for: Peltophryne   

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