family Salamandridae


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Noun1.family Salamandridae - salamanders
amphibian family - any family of amphibians
Caudata, order Caudata, order Urodella, Urodella - salamanders; newts; congo snakes
genus Salamandra, Salamandra - type genus of the Salamandridae
newt, triton - small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
genus Triturus, Triturus - chiefly aquatic salamanders
genus Taricha, Taricha - Pacific newts
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The great crested newt, also called northern crested newt or warty newt (triturus cristatus), is a newt in the family Salamandridae, which is found across Europe and parts of Asia.
This tapeworm appears to show little host specificity and a wide geographic range as it has now been reported to infect six members of the family Plethodontidae and two members of the family Salamandridae (Table 1) in various states, primarily in the upper Midwest and eastern United States.
tigrinum (Green), tiger salamander I Family Salamandridae (newts) Notophthalmus viridescens (Rafinesque), eastern new I Family Plethodontidae (lungless salamanders) Aneides aeneus (Cope & Packard), green salamander SE Desmognathus fuscus (Green), northern SE dusky salamander Eurycea cirrigera (Green), two-lined salamander C, S E.