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Salamandridae  Goldfuss, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173613

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): Salamanders [English]
    Newts [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderCaudata  – salamandres, salamandra, Salamanders  
                            FamilySalamandridae Goldfuss, 1820 – Salamanders, Newts  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Calotriton Gray, 1858  
                               Genus Chioglossa Bocage, 1864 – golden-striped salamanders 
                               Genus Cynops Tschudi, 1838 – firebelly newts 
                               Genus Echinotriton Nussbaum and Brodie, 1982 – mountain newts 
                               Genus Euproctus Gené, 1838 – European mountain salamanders 
                               Genus Ichthyosaura Latreille in Sonnini de Manoncourt and Latreille, 1801  
                               Genus Lissotriton Bell, 1839  
                               Genus Lyciasalamandra Veith and Steinfartz, 2004  
                               Genus Mertensiella Wolterstorff, 1925 – Caucasus salamanders 
                               Genus Neurergus Cope, 1862 – Kurdistan newts 
                               Genus Notophthalmus Rafinesque, 1820 – Eastern Newts, North American Newts 
                               Genus Ommatotriton Gray, 1850  
                               Genus Pachytriton Boulenger, 1878 – Chinese newts 
                               Genus Paramesotriton Chang, 1935 – warty newts 
                               Genus Pingia Chang, 1935  
                               Genus Pleurodeles Michahelles, 1830 – ribbed newts 
                               Genus Salamandra Laurenti, 1768 – fire salamanders 
                               Genus Salamandrina Fitzinger, 1826 – spectacled salamanders 
                               Genus Taricha Gray, 1850 – Pacific Newts 
                               Genus Triturus Rafinesque, 1820 – alpine newts 
                               Genus Tylototriton Anderson, 1871 – crocodile newts 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Salamandridae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference, database (version 3)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2004. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 3.0 (22 August, 2004). Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Salamandridae   
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference v5.3, database (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2009. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.3 (12 February, 2009). Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Salamandridae   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Salamandridae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Salamandridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Salamandridae, Newts [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Reference for: Salamandridae   

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