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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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The creature's actual length is comparable to that of the Hellbender or the Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, the largest salamander in entire North America.
The Use of Environmental DNA and Occupancy Modeling to Evaluate the Distribution of the Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) in Tennessee, U.S.A.
Analysis and comparison of three capture methods for the eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis).
Prevalence of infection by Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and ranavirus in eastern hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) in eastern Tennessee.
As America's largest aquatic salamander, the eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) is a sight to behold; they are dark in color, with flattened bodies and long rudder-like tails.
The distribution of the eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) is fairly broad, including central Missouri and extending to the southeastern United States, while the Ozark subspecies (C.
Similarly, Gall and Mathis (2010) demonstrated that naive larval Hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) have an innate antipredator response toward native fish predators.
In last year's article "Construction and Use of Artificial Shelters to Supplement Habitat for Hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis)" in the Herpetological Review, Briggler and Ackerson noted that biologists had recognized a need to artificially propagate the Hellbenders to preserve/restore the species, and address the cause of their decline.
Its range may have been similar to that of Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis (Hellbender) (Minton 2001), which has some similarities in habitat preference.
The Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi), which can reach a length of about 2 feet (0.6 meters), is one of the largest salamanders in the world.
The hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) is the largest species of salamander native to North America.
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.