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Batrachoseps  Bonaparte, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173704

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Plethopsis Bishop, 1937
  Common Name(s): Slender 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  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderCaudata  – salamandres, salamandra, Salamanders  
                            FamilyPlethodontidae Gray, 1850 – Lungless Salamanders  
                               SubfamilyHemidactyliinae Hallowell, 1856  
                                  GenusBatrachoseps Bonaparte, 1839 – Slender Salamanders  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Batrachoseps altasierrae Jockusch, Martínez-Solano, Hansen and Wake, 2012 – Greenhorn Mountains Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps attenuatus (Eschscholtz, 1833) – California Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps bramei Jockusch, Martínez-Solano, Hansen and Wake, 2012 – Fairview Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps campi Marlow, Brode and Wake, 1979 – Inyo Mountains Slender Salamander, Inyo Mountains Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps diabolicus Jockusch, Wake and Yanev, 1998 – Hell Hollow Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps gabrieli Wake, 1996 – San Gabriel Mountains Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps gavilanensis Jockusch, Yanev and Wake, 2001 – Gabilan Mountains Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps gregarius Jockusch, Wake and Yanev, 1998 – Gregarious Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps incognitus Jockusch, Yanev and Wake, 2001 – San Simeon Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps kawia Jockusch, Wake and Yanev, 1998 – Sequoia Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps luciae Jockusch, Yanev and Wake, 2001 – Santa Lucia Mountains Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps major Camp, 1915 – Garden Slender Salamander, Southern California Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps minor Jockusch, Yanev and Wake, 2001 – Lesser Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps nigriventris Cope, 1869 – Black-bellied Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps pacificus (Cope, 1865) – Salamandra-delgada del Pacífico, Pacific Slender Salamander, Channel Islands Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps regius Jockusch, Wake and Yanev, 1998 – Kings River Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps relictus Brame and Murray, 1968 – Relictual Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps robustus Wake, Yanev and Hansen, 2002 – Kern Plateau Slender Salamander, Kern Plateau Salamander., Kern Plateau Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps simatus Brame and Murray, 1968 – Kern Canyon Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps stebbinsi Brame and Murray, 1968 – Tehachapi Slender Salamander 
                                     Species Batrachoseps wrighti (Bishop, 1937) – Oregon Slender Salamander 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Batrachoseps    
  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 American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Batrachoseps   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Batrachoseps   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Batrachoseps   
  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   
  Reference for: Batrachoseps   
  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   
  Reference for: Batrachoseps, Slender 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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-946681-003   
  Notes: Available free as PDF, and as updated database, at   
  Reference for: Slender Salamanders[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: Batrachoseps   

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