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Plethodon  Tschudi, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173648

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Woodland Salamanders [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  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderCaudata  – salamandres, salamandra, Salamanders  
                            FamilyPlethodontidae Gray, 1850 – Lungless Salamanders  
                               SubfamilyPlethodontinae Gray, 1850 – Plethodontine Salamanders  
                                  GenusPlethodon Tschudi, 1838 – Woodland Salamanders  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Plethodon ainsworthi Lazell, 1998 – Catahoula Salamander, Bay Springs Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon albagula Grobman, 1944 – Western Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon amplus Highton and Peabody, 2000 – Blue Ridge Gray-cheeked Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon angusticlavius Grobman, 1944 – Ozark Salamander, Ozark Zigzag Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon asupak Mead, Clayton, Nauman, Olson and Pfrender, 2005 – Scott Bar Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon aureolus Highton, 1984 – Tellico Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon caddoensis Pope and Pope, 1951 – Caddo Mountain Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon chattahoochee Highton in Highton, Maha and Maxson, 1989 – Chattahoochee Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon cheoah Highton and Peabody, 2000 – Cheoah Bald Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon chlorobryonis Mittleman, 1951 – Atlantic Coast Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon cinereus (Green, 1818) – Eastern Red-backed Salamander, Redback Salamander, salamandre rayée, Red-backed Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon cylindraceus (Harlan, 1825) – White-spotted Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon dorsalis Cope, 1889 – Zigzag Salamander, Northern Zigzag Salamander, Zig-zag Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon dunni Bishop, 1934 – Dunn's Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon electromorphus Highton, 1999 – Northern Ravine Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon elongatus Van Denburgh, 1916 – Del Norte Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon fourchensis Duncan and Highton, 1979 – Fourche Mountain Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon glutinosus (Green, 1818) – Slimy Salamander, Northern Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon grobmani Allen and Neill, 1949 – Southeastern Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon hoffmani Highton, 1972 – Valley and Ridge Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon hubrichti Thurow, 1957 – Peaks of Otter Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon idahoensis Slater and Slipp, 1940 – Coeur d'Alene Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon jordani Blatchley, 1901 – Appalachian Salamander, Red-cheeked Salamander, Jordan's Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon kentucki Mittleman, 1951 – Kentucky Salamander, Cumberland Plateau Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon kiamichi Highton in Highton, Maha and Maxson, 1989 – Kiamichi Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon kisatchie Highton in Highton, Maha and Maxson, 1989 – Louisiana Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon larselli Burns, 1954 – Larch Mountain Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon meridianus Highton and Peabody, 2000 – South Mountain Gray-cheeked Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon metcalfi Brimley, 1912 – Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon mississippi Highton in Highton, Maha and Maxson, 1989 – Mississippi Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon montanus Highton and Peabody, 2000 – Northern Gray-cheeked Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon neomexicanus Stebbins and Riemer, 1950 – Jemez Mountains Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon nettingi Green, 1938 – Cheat Mountain Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon ocmulgee Highton in Highton, Maha and Maxson, 1989 – Ocmulgee Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon ouachitae Dunn and Heinze, 1933 – Rich Mountain Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon petraeus Wynn, Highton and Jacobs, 1988 – Pigeon Mountain Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon punctatus Highton, 1972 – White-spotted Salamander, Cow Knob Salamander, White Spotted Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon richmondi Netting and Mittleman, 1938 – Southern Ravine Salamander, Ravine Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon savannah Highton in Highton, Maha and Maxson, 1989 – Savannah Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon sequoyah Highton in Highton, Maha and Maxson, 1989 – Sequoyah Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon serratus Grobman, 1944 – Southern Red-backed Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon shenandoah Highton and Worthington, 1967 – Shenandoah Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon sherando Highton, 2004 – Big Levels Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon shermani Stejneger, 1906 – Red-legged Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon stormi Highton and Brame, 1965 – Siskiyou Mountains Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon teyahalee Hairston, 1950 – Southern Appalachian Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon vandykei Van Denburgh, 1906 – Van Dyke's Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon variolatus (Gilliams, 1818) – South Carolina Slimy Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon vehiculum (Cooper, 1860) – Western Red-backed Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon ventralis Highton, 1997 – Southern Zigzag Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon virginia Highton, 1999 – Shenandoah Mountain Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon websteri Highton, 1979 – Webster's Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon wehrlei Fowler and Dunn, 1917 – Wehrle's Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon welleri Walker, 1931 – Weller's Salamander 
                                     Species Plethodon yonahlossee Dunn, 1917 – Yonahlossee Salamander 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Plethodon    
       
  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 http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Plethodon   
       
  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 http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/ American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Plethodon   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Plethodon   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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)   
  Page(s):    
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Plethodon, Woodland Salamanders [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Sixth Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular No. 37   
  Page(s): 1-84   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-74-5   
  Notes: Available free as a PDF at http://ssarherps.org/pages/HerpCommNames.php   
  Reference for: Plethodon, Woodland Salamanders [English]   
       

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