Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Leiopelmatidae
Synonym: Leiopelmidae


  • Leiopelmidae Turbott, 1942 [placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Family-Group Names in Zoology, with the Name Number 478, by Melville (1977: 167)]


Primary referencesEdit

  • Melville, R.V. 1977: Opinion 1071. Emendation under the plenary powers of Liopelmatina to Leiopelmatidae (Amphibia Salientia). Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 33(3/4): 167–169. BHL
  • Turbott, E.G. 1942: The distribution of the genus Leiopelma in New Zealand with a description of a new species. Transactions and proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 71: 247-253, plate 42. full text and pdf Reference page