family Cryptobranchidae


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Related to family Cryptobranchidae: family Proteidae, Hynobiidae
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Noun1.family Cryptobranchidae - large aquatic salamanders: hellbenders; giant salamanders
amphibian family - any family of amphibians
Caudata, order Caudata, order Urodella, Urodella - salamanders; newts; congo snakes
Cryptobranchus, genus Cryptobranchus - type genus of the Cryptobranchidae
genus Megalobatrachus, Megalobatrachus - giant salamanders; in some classifications included in the genus Cryptobranchus
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CLASS AMPHIBIA Order Caudata (salamanders) Family Cryptobranchidae (hellbenders) Crytobranchus alleganiensis (Daudin) hellbender S Family Proteidae (mudpuppies) Necturus macidosus (Rafinesque), mudpuppy I Family Ambystomatidae (mole salamanders) Ambystoma barbouri Kraus & Petranka, streamside SE salamander A.