Xenopus laevis

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Xenopus laevis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Mesobatrachia

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Mesobatrachia

Familia: Pipidae
Genus: Xenopus
Species: Xenopus laevis

Name[edit]

Xenopus laevis (Daudin, 1802)

Type locality: Unknown.

Holotype: MNHNP, lost.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Bufo laevis Daudin, 1802
  • Pipa laevisMerrem, 1820
  • Pipa bufonia Merrem, 1820
  • Engystoma laevisFitzinger, 1826
  • Xenopus boiei Wagler, 1827
  • Dactylethra bufoniaCuvier, 1829
  • Dactylethra laevis — Cuvier, 1829
  • Dactylethra capensis Cuvier, 1830
  • Tremeropugus typicus Smith, 1831
  • Xenopus bojeiVan der Hoeven, 1833
  • Leptopus oxydactylus Mayer, 1835
  • Leptopus boiei Mayer, 1835
  • Pipa africana Mayer, 1835
  • Dactylethera boieiTschudi, 1838
  • Dactylethra levisDuméril & Bibron, 1841
  • Pipa laevisDuvernoy In Cuvier, 1849
  • Dactylethra delalandii Cuvier, 1849
  • Xenopus (Dactylethra) boieiSchlegel, 1858
  • Dactylethra laevisGünther, 1859
  • Xenopus laevisSteindachner, 1867
  • Dactylethera laevisBlanford, 1870
  • Xenopus laevis bunyoniensis Loveridge, 1932
  • Xenopus laevis laevisParker, 1936
  • Xenopus laevis sudanensis Perret, 1966
  • Xenopus (laevis) bunyoniensisTymowska & Fischberg, 1973
  • Xenopus (Xenopus) laevisKobel, Barandun & Thiebaud, 1998
  • Xenopus sudanensis — Jacobsen, 2009

References[edit]

  • Daudin, F.-M. 1802: (An. XI). Histoire Naturelle des Rainettes, des Grenouilles et des Crapauds. Quarto version. Paris: Levrault.
  • Steindachner, F. 1867: Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Bafehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zologischer Theil. 1. Amphibien. Wien: K. K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei.
  • Kobel, H.R., B. Barandun & C.H. Thiebaud. 1998: Mitochondrial rDNA phylogeny of Xenopus. Herpetological Journal. London, 8: 13-17.
  • Jacobsen, N.H.G. 2009: A contribution to the herpetofauna of the Passendro area, Central African Republic. African Herp News, 47: 2-20.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2010. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.4 (8 April, 2010). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Xenopus laevis . Accessed on 25 June 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Xenopus laevis (Least Concern) Downloaded on 25 June 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: African Clawed Frog