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Noun1.Plethodontidae - small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults
amphibian family - any family of amphibians
Caudata, order Caudata, order Urodella, Urodella - salamanders; newts; congo snakes
genus Plethodon, Plethodon - type genus of the Plethodontidae
lungless salamander, plethodont - mostly terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin; lay eggs in moist places on land; rarely enter water
Desmograthus, genus Desmograthus - an amphibian genus of Plethodontidae
Aneides, genus Aneides - climbing salamanders
Batrachoseps, genus Batrachoseps - slender salamanders
genus Hydromantes, Hydromantes - web-toed salamanders
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Adult Oscaecilia -- zweifeli Siphonops hardyi Juvenile Plethodontidae Bolitoglossa -- altamazonica Bolitoglossa Adult gaaramacalensis Bolitoglossa Adult rafescens Amphisbaenidae Amphisbaena dubia -- Amphisbaena -- microcephalum Amphisbaena sp.
in all other salamanders the collecting ducts bend caudally during development (Rodgers and Risley, 1938) and either anastomose and enter the cloaca (in the Plethodontidae and some Salamandridae; Francis, 1934; Baker, 1965; Strickland, 1966), anastomose and enter Wolthan ducts (in the Ambystomatidae, Amphiumidae, and some Salamandridae, Baker, 1945; Baker and Taylor, 1964; Baker, 1965), or enter the cloaca individually (in the Cryptobranchidae and Hynobiidae; Ratcliff, 1965; Yamagiwa, 1924).
This base-line study will provide biologists insight into intestinal microbial ecology of the Plethodontidae.
Strabomantis sulcatus (Cope, 1874) 200-950 Orden Caudata Familia Plethodontidae 518.
The southeastern United States is a biodiversity hotspot for amphibians, (347) particularly species belonging to the Plethodontidae family, a phylogenetic group of lungless salamanders that first evolved in the Southern Appalachians.
About 60 percent of all salamanders belong to a lineage called the Plethodontidae, which lack lungs.
These include representatives of three frog families (Bufonidae, Hylidae, Ranidae) and three salamander families (Ambystomatidae, Plethodontidae, Salamandridae).
Space use in response to conspecifics by the red-backed salamander (Plethodon cinereus, Plethodontidae, Caudata).
Diversos estudios han senalado la amplia diversidad de las especies de la familia Plethodontidae con 374 especies en 27 generos existentes en el mundo (Frost et al.
7%) en el genero Leptodactylus; Leiuperidae, Plethodontidae y Hemiphractidae con una unica especie cada una (2.