Definition of Family Pelobatidae
1. Noun. The amphibian family of spadefoot toads.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Family
Group relationships: Anura, Batrachia, Order Anura, Order Batrachia, Order Salientia, Salientia
Member holonyms: Genus Scaphiopus, Scaphiopus, Spadefoot, Spadefoot Toad
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Literary usage of Family Pelobatidae
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the region agrees with Ethiopia in possessing representatives of the limbless Apoda, but differs in the presence of frogs of the family Pelobatidae, ..."
2. Fasciculi Malayenses: Anthropological and Zoological Results of an by Nelson Annandale, Herbert C. Robinson (1903)
"... KUHL, a toad belonging to the family Pelobatidae, presented certain features of interest, and I now propose to record my observations on its anatomy and ..."