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Noun1.Pelobatidae - the amphibian family of spadefoot toads
amphibian family - any family of amphibians
genus Scaphiopus, Scaphiopus - New World spadefoot toads
spadefoot, spadefoot toad - a burrowing toad of the northern hemisphere with a horny spade-like projection on each hind foot
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Species Locality Sex n Pelobatidae Pelobates fuscus Deliblatska pescara, Hrastovaca, RS M 16 F 12 M 7 Pelobates syriacus Deliblatska pescara, Burica, RS F 14 Hylidae Hyla arborea Vir Pazar, MN M 19 F 11 Bombinatoridae M 18 Bombina variegata Prohor pcinjski, RS F 12 Bufonidae Bufotes viridis Fruska Gora, RS M 10 F 8 Ranidae Pelophylax kl.
ASHER & KRAUSE (1998) reported the presence of a possible Pelobatidae from the Latest Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Maevarano Formation of Madagascar.
Constitutive heterochromatin, nucleolus organizers, 18S + 28S and 5S ribosomal RNA genes in Ascaphidae, Pipidae, Discoglossidae and Pelobatidae.