Cryptobranchus


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Noun1.Cryptobranchus - type genus of the Cryptobranchidae
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
Cryptobranchidae, family Cryptobranchidae - large aquatic salamanders: hellbenders; giant salamanders
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, hellbender, mud puppy - large salamander of North American rivers and streams
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Its range may have been similar to that of Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis (Hellbender) (Minton 2001), which has some similarities in habitat preference.
The uniqueness of these phylogeographic patterns is further illustrated through comparison with that of Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, a large aquatic salamander with distribution and habitat requirements similar to the highland fishes investigated here.