Ambystomatidae


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Related to Ambystomatidae: tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum

Ambystomatidae

[am‚bis·tə′mad·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of urodele amphibians in the suborder Salamandroidea; neoteny occurs frequently in this group.
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the Ambystomatidae, Plethodontidae, and Salamandridae; Aron, 1924; Adams, 1940; Norris, 1987; Siege; et al.
Spotted salamanders are members of the mole family of salamanders, Ambystomatidae.
Other parthenogenetic vertebrates occur among fishes in the families Poecilidae, Atherinidae, Cottidae, and Cyprinidae, and amphibians in the families Ambystomatidae and Ranidae (Vrijenhoek et al.
A PHYLOGENY FOR THE SALAMANDER FAMILY AMBYSTOMATIDAE BASED ON A NUCLEAR MARKER.
Characters of the diapophyses and parapophyses (presented above) and the overall size of the vertebrae omit the fossils from the Rhyacotritonidae, Ambystomatidae, Dicamptodontidae, and Salamandridae.
CLASS AMPHIBIA Order Caudata (salamanders) Family Cryptobranchidae (hellbenders) Crytobranchus alleganiensis (Daudin) hellbender S Family Proteidae (mudpuppies) Necturus macidosus (Rafinesque), mudpuppy I Family Ambystomatidae (mole salamanders) Ambystoma barbouri Kraus & Petranka, streamside SE salamander A.