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Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Calyptocephalellidae
Genus: Calyptocephalella
Species: C. gayi – †C. canqueli – †C. casamayorensis – †C. parodii – †C. pichileufensis


Calyptocephalella Strand, 1928

Type species: Calyptocephalus gayi Duméril & Bibron, 1841



  • Amphibian Species of the World 5.5. Calyptocephalella access date 3 May 2011.
  • Gómez R.O., Báez A.M., Muzzopappa P. 2011. A new helmeted frog (Anura: Calyptocephalellidae) from an Eocene subtropical lake in northwestern Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31 (1): 50–59. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2011.539654.
  • Muzzopappa P., Báez A.M. 2009. Systematic status of the mid-Tertiary neobatrachian frog Calyptocephalella canqueli from Patagonia (Argentina), with comments on the evolution of the genus. Ameghiniana, 46 (1): 113–125. Full text.
  • Myers C.W., Stothers R.B. 2006. The myth of Hylas revisited: the frog name Hyla and other commentary on Specimen medicum (1768) of J. N. Laurenti, the "father of herpetology". Archives of Natural History, 33 (2): 241–266. DOI: 10.3366/anh.2006.33.2.241.
  • Strand, 1928, Arch. Naturgesch., Abt. A, 92: 55.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Helmeted Water Toads