Discoglossidae


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Noun1.Discoglossidae - family of Old World toads having a fixed disklike tongue
amphibian family - any family of amphibians
Alytes, genus Alytes - midwife toads
Bombina, genus Bombina - fire-bellied toads
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The Lano association comprises at least five taxa: one indeterminate albanerpetontid Allocaudata (represented by incomplete dentaries, axis, and fragmentary humeri), one indeterminate Caudata (atlas, trunk vertebrae, humerus), and at least three anurans: one indeterminate Discoglossidae (maxillaries, angulars, vertebrae, urostyle, humeri, and ilia), one indeterminate Palaeobatrachidae (angulars, presacral vertebra, synsacrums, humeri, and ilia), and at least one indeterminate anuran (maxillaries, humeri and ilia that could belong to one or several species) (Duffaud and Rage, 1999; Duffaud, 2000).
2003) also reported isolated ilia from the Early Cretaceous of Morocco as belonging to the Laurasian clade Discoglossidae.
Constitutive heterochromatin, nucleolus organizers, 18S + 28S and 5S ribosomal RNA genes in Ascaphidae, Pipidae, Discoglossidae and Pelobatidae.