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Raymond Ferdinand Laurent

Raymond Ferdinand Louis Philippe Laurent, Belgian / Argentine herpetologist (Wasmes, Wallonian Region, Hainaut Province 16 May 1917 – San Miguel de Tucumán 03 February 2005)

Developed a new biometrical method for finding better ratio characters 
 

DESCRIBED NEW TAXA

Amphibia

Families

Herpelidae 1984

Mantellidae 1946

Hyperoliidae 1943

Phrynobatrachidae 1941

Subfamily

Scaphiophryninae 1946

Genera

Abroscaphus 1940

Acanthixalus 1944

Afrixalus 1944

Arthroleptulus 1940

Callixalus 1950

Chrysobatrachus 1951

Coracodichus 1940

Cryptothylax 1950 with Combaz

Elaphromantis 1941

Heterixalus 1944

Heteropelis 1941

Hylobatrachus 1943

Indirana 1986

Kassinula 1940

Lynchophrys 1983

Phlyctimantis 1950 with Combaz

Pseudophilautus 1943

Taphriomantis 1941

Reptilia

Valid Genera

Dendrolycus 1956

Helophis 1942 with De Witte

Valid Species & Subspecies 

101
 
 

HONORS

Laurentophryne Tihen 1960 (Amphibia)