genus Plethodon


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genus Plethodon - type genus of the Plethodontidaegenus Plethodon - type genus of the Plethodontidae  
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae - small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults
eastern red-backed salamander, Plethodon cinereus - common salamander of eastern North America
Plethodon vehiculum, western red-backed salamander - salamander of the Pacific coast of North America
References in periodicals archive ?
0 cm) salamanders in the genus Plethodon (Oliver, 1967; Rubin, 1969; Whitaker and Rubin, 1971; Powders and Tietjen.
Previous reports offer contradictions concerning the impact of fires on salamanders of the genus Plethodon, primarily because these reports were derived from anecdotal accounts in studies focusing on other taxa of amphibians and reptiles.
Distributional interactions among eastern North American salamanders of the genus Plethodon.