Definition of Polypedatidae
1. Noun. Old World tree frogs.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Family
Group relationships: Anura, Batrachia, Order Anura, Order Batrachia, Order Salientia, Salientia
Member holonyms: Genus Polypedates, Polypedates
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polypedatidae
Literary usage of Polypedatidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... and polypedatidae) being nearly universal ; five more extend each into five regions, while no less than thirteen of the families are confined to one, ..."
2. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1908)
"polypedatidae. Ranidae. Discoglossidae. This comparison between the land animals of the southern lands of the western and eastern hemispheres, reveals some ..."
3. Island Life, Or, The Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras by Alfred Russel Wallace (1880)
"... a tree-frog altogether peculiar to the islands, and forming a peculiar genus of the widespread tropical family polypedatidae. It is found, Dr. Wright ..."
4. The Antananarvio Annual and Madagascar Magazine (1885)
"Amphibia seem only to be recorded from the Seychelles, where two genera of tree-frogs of the family polypedatidae are found ; one (Megalixalus) , peculiar, ..."