Liopelmidae

plural noun Li·o·pel·mi·dae \ -məˌdē \

Definition of Liopelmidae

:a family of primitive frogs with four toes on the forefeet, five on the hind feet, and no webs that includes a genus (Liopelma) with a single New Zealand species (L. hamiltoni) — see ascaphus

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Origin and Etymology of liopelmidae

New Latin, from Liopelma, type genus (from leio- + Greek pelma sole of the foot) + -idae


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