genus Aneides


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Noun1.genus Aneides - climbing salamandersgenus Aneides - climbing salamanders      
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae - small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults
climbing salamander - any of several North American salamanders adapted for climbing with well-developed limbs and long somewhat squared-off toes
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Firstly, contests between males to control mating territories may promote the development of proportionally bigger heads with powerful jaw muscles as, for example, in the plethodontid salamanders of the genus Aneides (Davis 2002); nonetheless, this behaviour has never been observed in the European cave salamanders (Zanetti & Salvidio 2006).
The cr indicate that the robust SEKI-20167 is likely a member of the genus Aneides, and not of the more slender Plethodon, Hydromantes, Batrachoseps (possibly including B.
(1981) propose a similar explanation for the diversity of the plethodontid salamander genus Aneides, in which the complimentary rearrangement of carpals and tarsals better adapt species for climbing.