Northern slimy salamander Plethodon glutinosus, copyright Andrew Hoffman.

Belongs within: Plethodontidae.

Plethodon is a genus of lungless salamanders found in woodlands of North America.

<==Plethodon Tschudi 1838FG06
| i. s.: P. oconalufteeCM07
|--+--+--P. larselli Burns 1953PW11, W08
| | `--+--P. idahoensisPW11
| | `--P. vandykeiPW11
| `--+--P. neomexicanus Stebbins & Riemer 1950PW11, W08
| `--+--+--P. dunniPW11
| | `--P. vehiculum (Cooper 1860)PW11, W08
| `--+--P. asupakPW11
| `--+--P. elongatusPW11
| `--P. stormiPW11
`--+--+--P. serratusPW11 [=P. cinereus serratusW92]
| `--+--+--P. virginiaPW11
| | `--+--P. cinereus (Green 1818)PW11, W08
| | | |--P. c. cinereusW92
| | | `--P. c. polycentratusW92
| | `--P. shenandoahPW11
| `--+--P. hoffmanni Highton 1972PW11, W08
| `--+--P. nettingiPW11
| `--+--P. hubrichtiPW11
| `--+--P. electromorphusPW11
| `--P. richmondiPW11
`--+--+--P. websteri Highton 1979PW11, W08
| `--+--+--P. punctatusPW11
| | `--P. wehrlei Fowler & Dunn 1917PW11, W08
| `--+--P. welleriPW11
| | |--P. w. welleriLH78
| | `--P. w. ventromaculatumLH78
| `--+--P. angusticlaviusPW11 [=P. dorsalis angusticlaviusLH78]
| `--+--P. dorsalisPW11
| `--P. ventralisPW11
`--+--P. petraeus Wynn et al. 1988PW11, W08
`--+--+--+--+--P. amplusPW11
| | | `--P. meridianusPW11
| | `--+--P. metcalfi Highton & Peabody 2000PW11, W08
| | `--P. montanusPW11
| `--+--+--P. chattahoochee Highton et al. 1989PW11, W08
| | `--+--P. chlorobryonis Mittleman 1951PW11, W08
| | `--P. variolatus (Gilliams 1818)PW11, W08
| `--+--P. glutinosus (Green 1818)PW11, W08
| `--+--P. cylindraceus (Harlan 1825)PW11, W08
| |--P. teyahalee Hairston 1950PW11, W08
| `--+--P. aureolus Highton 1984PW11, W08
| `--P. cheoahPW11
`--+--+--P. caddoensisPW11
| `--+--P. fourchensisPW11
| `--P. ouachitae Dunn & Heinze 1933PW11, W08
`--+--P. kentucki Mittleman 1951PW11, W08
`--+--P. jordaniPW11
`--+--P. yonahlossee Dunn 1917PW11, W08
`--+--P. shermaniPW11
`--+--+--P. kiamichi Highton et al. 1989PW11, W08
| `--P. mississippi (Highton 1989)PW11, W08
`--+--+--P. albagula Grobman 1944PW11, W08
| `--P. seqouyah Highton et al. 1989PW11, W08
`--+--P. grobmani (Allen & Neill 1949)PW11, W08
|--P. kisatchiePW11
`--+--P. ocmulgee (Highton 1989)PW11, W08
`--P. savannahPW11

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CM07] Cokendolpher, J. C., & P. G. Mitov. 2007. Natural enemies. In: Pinto-da-Rocha, R., G. Machado & G. Giribet (eds) Harvestmen: The Biology of Opiliones pp. 339–373. Harvard University Press: Cambridge (Massachusetts).

[FG06] Frost, D. R., T. Grant, J. Faivovich, R. H. Bain, A. Haas, C. F. B. Haddad, R. O. de Sá, A. Channing, M. Wilkinson, S. C. Donnellan, C. J. Raxworthy, J. A. Campbell, B. L. Blotto, P. Moler, R. C. Drewes, R. A. Nussbaum, J. D. Lynch, D. M. Green & W. C. Wheeler. 2006. The amphibian tree of life. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 297: 1–370.

[LH78] Larson, A., & R. Highton. 1978. Geographic protein variation and divergence in the salamanders of the Plethodon welleri group (Amphibia, Plethodontidae). Systematic Zoology 27 (4): 431–448.

[PW11] Pyron, R. A., & J. J. Wiens. 2011. A large-scale phylogeny of Amphibia including over 2800 species, and a revised classification of extant frogs, salamanders, and caecilians. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 543–583.

[W08] Warburg, M. R. 2008. Temporal variations in body dimensions followed for 25 years in a breeding population of adult salamanders, with a partial review on other Urodela (Amphibia, Urodela, Salamandridae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 88 (1): 81–101.

[W92] Wilson, E. O. 1992. The Diversity of Life. Harvard University Press: Belknap (USA).

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