Definition of Genus Polypedates
1. Noun. Type genus of the Polypedatidae.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Family Polypedatidae, Polypedatidae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polypedates
Literary usage of Genus Polypedates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1858)
"... from America than to any other genus. Polypedates schlegelii is a single representative of an East Indian genus, species of which, however, ..."
2. Prodromus Faunæ Zeylanicæ: Being Contributions to the Zoology of Ceylon by Edward Frederic Kelaart, George Gardner, Walter Elliot, Edward Blyth, Edgar Leopold Layard (1852)
"GENUS. POLYPEDATES. Tschudi, apud Dum et Sib. Terminal joints of the fingers and toes widened into a large disk ; fingers slightly webbed at the^ base ..."
3. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1907)
"The genus Polypedates, as here understood, differs from the genus Rana chiefly in the presence of a small bone intercalated between the last phalanx of the ..."