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Eurycea  Rafinesque, 1822
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173684

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Haideotriton Carr, 1939
 
    Typhlomolge Stejneger, 1896
 
    Typhlotriton Stejneger, 1892
 
    Spelerpes Rafinesque, 1832
 
    Cylindrosoma Tschudi, 1838
 
    Saurocercus Fitzinger, 1843
 
    Manculus Cope, 1869
 
    Paedomolge Hillis, Chamberlain, Wilcox and Chippindale, 2001
 
    Septentriomolge Hillis, Chamberlain, Wilcox and Chippindale, 2001
 
    Notiomolge Hillis, Chamberlain, Wilcox and Chippindale, 2001
 
    Blepsimolge Hillis, Chamberlain, Wilcox and Chippindale, 2001
 
  Common Name(s): Brook Salamanders [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2019   
       

 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  
                               SubfamilyHemidactyliinae Hallowell, 1856  
                                  GenusEurycea Rafinesque, 1822 – Brook Salamanders  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Eurycea aquatica Rose and Bush, 1963 – Dark-sided Salamander, Brown-backed Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea bislineata (Green, 1818) – Two-lined Salamander, salamandre à deux lignes, Northern Two-lined Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea braggi (Smith, 1968)  
                                     Species Eurycea chamberlaini Harrison and Guttman, 2003 – Chamberlain's Dwarf Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea chisholmensis Chippindale, Price, Wiens and Hillis, 2000 – Salado Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea cirrigera (Green, 1831) – Southern Two-lined Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea guttolineata (Holbrook, 1838) – Three-lined Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea hillisi Wray, Means and Steppan, 2017 – Hillis's Dwarf Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea junaluska Sever, Dundee and Sullivan, 1976 – Junaluska Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea latitans Smith and Potter, 1946 – Cascade Caverns Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea longicauda (Green, 1818) – Long-tailed Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea lucifuga Rafinesque, 1822 – Cave Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea multiplicata (Cope, 1869) – Many-ribbed Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea nana Bishop, 1941 – San Marcos Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea naufragia Chippindale, Price, Wiens and Hillis, 2000 – Georgetown Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea neotenes Bishop and Wright, 1937 – Texas Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea nerea (Bishop, 1944)  
                                     Species Eurycea paludicola (Mittleman, 1947) – Western Dwarf Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea pterophila Burger, Smith and Potter, 1950 – Fern Bank Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea quadridigitata (Holbrook, 1842) – Dwarf Salamander, Southeastern Dwarf Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea rathbuni (Stejneger, 1896) – Texas Blind Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea robusta (Longley, 1978) – Robust Blind Salamander, Blanco Blind Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea sosorum Chippindale, Price and Hillis, 1993 – Barton Springs Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea spelaea (Stejneger, 1892) – Grotto Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea sphagnicola Wray, Means and Steppan, 2017 – Bog Dwarf Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea subfluvicola Steffen, Irwin, Blair and Bonett, 2014 – Ouachita Streambed Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea tonkawae Chippindale, Price, Wiens and Hillis, 2000 – Jollyville Plateau Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea troglodytes Baker, 1957 – Valdina Farms Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea tynerensis Moore and Hughes, 1939 – Oklahoma Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea wallacei (Carr, 1939) – Georgia Blind Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea waterlooensis Hillis, Chamberlain, Wilcox and Chippindale, 2001 – Austin Blind Salamander 
                                     Species Eurycea wilderae Dunn, 1920 – Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Eurycea    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference v6, database (version 6.0)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2019. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (12 September, 2019). Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Eurycea   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Eurycea   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Eurycea   
       
  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: Eurycea, Brook Salamanders [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Ronald M. Bonett, Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  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, Eighth Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 43   
  Page(s): 102   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-946681-003   
  Notes: Available free as PDF, and as updated database, at https://ssarherps.org/publications/north-american-checklist/   
  Reference for: Brook Salamanders[English]   
       

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