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Breviceps  Merrem, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 207072

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Engystoma Fitzinger, 1826
    Systoma Wagler, 1830
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
                            FamilyBrevicipitidae Bonaparte, 1850  
                               GenusBreviceps Merrem, 1820  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Breviceps acutirostris Poynton, 1963  
                                  Species Breviceps adspersus Peters, 1882  
                                  Species Breviceps bagginsi Minter, 2003  
                                  Species Breviceps branchi Channing, 2012  
                                  Species Breviceps carruthersi Du Preez, Netherlands and Minter, 2017  
                                  Species Breviceps fichus Channing and Minter, 2004  
                                  Species Breviceps fuscus Hewitt, 1925  
                                  Species Breviceps gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                  Species Breviceps macrops Boulenger, 1907  
                                  Species Breviceps montanus Power, 1926  
                                  Species Breviceps mossambicus Peters, 1854  
                                  Species Breviceps namaquensis Power, 1926  
                                  Species Breviceps passmorei Minter, Netherlands and Du Preez, 2017  
                                  Species Breviceps pentheri Werner, 1899  
                                  Species Breviceps poweri Parker, 1934  
                                  Species Breviceps rosei Power, 1926  
                                  Species Breviceps sopranus Minter, 2003  
                                  Species Breviceps sylvestris FitzSimons, 1930  
                                  Species Breviceps verrucosus Rapp, 1842  

  Reference for:    
  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: Breviceps   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Breviceps   
  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: Breviceps   

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