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Bufo defensor Meylan 2001 (toad)

Osteichthyes - Anura - Bufonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290010

Full reference: P. Meylan. 2001. Late Pliocene anurans from Inglis 1A, Citrus County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 45(4):171-178

Belongs to Bufo according to P. Meylan 2001

Sister taxa: Bufo americanus, Bufo arenarius, Bufo hibbardi, Bufo holmani, Bufo kuhrei, Bufo linquensis, Bufo marinus, Bufo melanostictus, Bufo pliocompactilis, Bufo praevius, Bufo serratus, Bufo terrestris, Bufo tiheni, Bufo valentinensis, Bufo viridis, Bufo woodhousei

Type specimen: UF 222916, a partial skull (frontoparietal). Its type locality is Inglis IA, which is in a Calabrian terrestrial horizon in Florida.

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