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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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It supports populations of the state endangered eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus), state threatened Kirtland's watersnake (Clonophis kirtlandii), black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) and Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus).
Use of eDNA to Predict the Presence of Mudpuppies (Necturus maculosus maculosus) along the St.
Bentzel, "Ca2+ regulation of tight-junction permeability and structure in Necturus gallbladder," The American Journal of Physiology, vol.
Blatchley (1899), writing of the salamanders and tree frogs from Sand Hill, stated that "out of 11 species of the former and four of the latter all but two have been seen here, and nine of the 15 nowhere else in the county." To consider only 11 species of salamanders, Blatchley must have omitted the completely aquatic forms, Necturus and Siren.
The effect of the injection of thyroid extract on the polynuclear count in a perennibranchiate amphibian (Necturus maculosus).
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.
Simpsonaias ambigua was found in a limited reach of Symmes Creek mostly under flat boulders where numerous mud puppies (Necturus maculosus) also were found.
Some people mistake the similar looking mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus) for the hellbender.