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Archey's frog

(Leiopelma archeyi)

Description

Leiopelma archeyi in an archaic anura native to New Zealand,belonging to the family Leiopelmatidae.This species,along with the others of its family,have changed very little during the last 200 million years,are therefore considered living fossils.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Leiopelmatidae
Genus:Leiopelma
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