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Noun1.Necturus - a genus of ProteidaeNecturus - a genus of Proteidae      
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
mud puppy, Necturus maculosus - aquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gills
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To consider only 11 species of salamanders, Blatchley must have omitted the completely aquatic forms, Necturus and Siren.
Effect of temperature on sprint performance in the frog Xenopus laevis and the salamander Necturus maculosus.
Identification and functional assay of an extracellular calcium-sensing receptor in Necturus gastric mucosa.
One species of sa lamander, Necturus maculosus, lacks specific voucher specimens from the state, although it has been recorded on the Minnesota side of the Minnesota River in northeastern South Dakota.
For example, the amalgamation of dc 3 and 4 (dc3 + 4, table 1) is standard in the proteid Necturus and commonly observed in the natural patterns of intraspecific variation of Triturus (Rienesl and Wagner 1992).
Of the salamanders whose ranges include the study site, Hemidactylium scutatum (four-toed salamander) and Necturus maculosus (mudpuppy) were not collected.