xenopid

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From Xenopus +‎ -id

Noun[edit]

xenopid (plural xenopids)

  1. (zoology) Any of the genus Xenopus of clawed frogs.
    • 1961, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: Volume 137
      Concerning this latter point, however, it should be recalled that the xenopid larvae are equally microphagous and yet their manicotto structure is essentially of the ranid type.
    • 1972, Zdeněk V. Špinar, Tertiary frogs from Central Europe
      On the tails of some tadpoles the melanophores which were scattered on the surface of the body are visible, in the same way as in the tadpoles of the xenopids.