Oedipina

Belongs within: Plethodontidae. Oedipina, the worm salamanders, is a genus of long-bodied lungless salamanders found between Mexico and northern South America. <==Oedipina Keferstein 1868FG06 |–+–O. kasiosPW11 | `–O. quadraPW11 `–+–O. gephyraPW11 `–O. (Oedipinola)KPB07 | i. s.: O. (O.) fortunensis Köhler, Ponce & Batista 2007KPB07 |–+–O. (O.) carablanca Brame 1968KPB07, PW11, KPB07 | `–O. elongataPW11 `–+–+–O.… Continue reading Oedipina

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Pseudoeurycea

Belongs within: Plethodontidae. Pseudoeurycea, the false brook salamanders, is a genus of lungless salamanders found in Mexico and Central America. <==Pseudoeurycea Taylor 1944 [incl. Ixalotriton Wake & Johnson 1989, Lineatriton Tanner 1950]FG06 | i. s.: P. orchimelas (Brodie, Mendelson & Campbell 2002) [=Lineatriton orchimelas]FG06 |–+–+–P. cephalicaPW11 | | `–+–P. galeanaePW11 | | `–P. scandensPW11 |… Continue reading Pseudoeurycea

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Pleurodelinae

Belongs within: Salamandridae.Contains: Triturus. The Pleurodelinae, newts, are a Holarctic group of salamanders with lives typically alternating between a terrestrial breeding and aquatic non-breeding phase. <==PleurodelinaePW11 | i. s.: Brachycormus [incl. Oligosemia]M00 | ProcynopsM00 |–+–+–PalaeopleurodelesM00 | | `–Pleurodeles Michahelles 1830PW11, FG06 | | |–P. waltl Michaelles 1830PW11, W08 | | `–+–P. nebulosusPW11 | | `–P.… Continue reading Pleurodelinae

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Salamandridae

Belongs within: Diadectosalamandroidei.Contains: Pleurodelinae. The Salamandridae are Holarctic salamanders that are mostly periodically or completely aquatic (Frost et al. 2006). Characters (from Frost et al. 2006): Typically with strongly keratinized skin in adults; frontosquamosal arch present; premaxillaries often fused; periotic connective tissue present; periotic cistern small; vomerine dentition medially replaced. Salamandridae [Salamandrae] |–Salamandrina Fitzinger 1826FG06… Continue reading Salamandridae

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Triturus

Belongs within: Pleurodelinae. Triturus is a western Palaearctic genus of relatively large newts, included the crested and marbled newt species groups. Characters (from Rage & Bailon 2005): Vertebrae opisthocoelous; condyle round, not separated from the centrum by a marked constriction; centrum without vertical ventral crests; ventral crests that connect the centrum to the ventral rib-bearers… Continue reading Triturus

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Categorised as Caudata