Pipidae -Tongueless Frog Family

Species: 41
Genera: 4 – Pipa (7), Xenopus (29), Hymenochirus (4), Pseudhymenochirus (1)

Pipidae is known as the Tongueless frog family since they have no tongues. Other notable traits of the family are fully webbed back legs, flatted body, and having a lateral line system. The genus Pipa is found in South America while the other genera are found in sub Saharan Africa.

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