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meaning: "Hungarian frog"
Named By: Z. Szentesi & M. Venczel in 2010
Time Period: Santonian
Location: Hungary - Csehbanya Formation
Size: Uncertain
Diet: Insectivore
Fossil(s): Ilia and tibio-fibulae
Classification: | Chordata | Amphibia | Anura | Neobatrachia | Ranoidea |

Hungarobatrachus (meaning "Hungarian frog") is an extinct genus of advanced frog. It is a ranoid which lived during the upper Cretaceous period (Santonian age) in what is now Hungary. It is known from isolated ilia and tibio-fibulae recovered from the Iharkut locality in the Csehbanya Formation. This genus was named by Zoltan Szentesi and Marton Venczel in 2010, and the type species is Hungarobatrachus szukacsi.

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