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Eleutherodactylidae

Suborder: Neobatrachia
Number of Subfamilies: 2 – Eleutherodactylinae and Phyzelaphryninae
Number of Genera: 4 – Phyzelaphryne, Adelophryne, Eleutherodactylus, and Diasporus
Number of Species: 217

Eleutherodactylidae is a family of frogs from southern North America, Central America, and northern South America. They are a family of direct developing frogs, meaning they skip the tadpole stage outside the egg besides the Golden Coqui which give birth to live young.

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