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Calyptocephalellidae Endangered

Synonyms: Saniwa australis

Wikipedia Abstract

The Calyptocephalellidae are a family of toads found in Chile containing two genera, Calyptocephalella and Telmatobufo. The Calyptocephalella genus contains one species, C. gayi, the helmeted water toad, which is a large aquatic toad weighing up to 0.5 kg (1.1 lb). The Telmatobufo genus contains four species, T. australis, T. bullocki, T. ignotus, and T. venustus. All species within the family are considered threatened, with T. bullocki and T. venustus being classified as critically endangered.
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Telmatobufo (3)

(...) = Species count

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0