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Andrias davidianus  (Blanchard, 1871)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202085

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Andrias davidianus davidianus (Blanchard, 1871)
    Sieboldia davidiana Blanchard, 1871
    Sieboldia davidi Blanchard, 1871
    Megalobatrachus sligoi Boulenger, 1924
    Megalobatrachus davidianus (Blanchard, 1871)
    Cryptobranchus davidianus (Blanchard, 1871)
    Megalobatrachus japonicus davidi (Blanchard, 1871)
    Megalobatrachus japonicus davidianus (Blanchard, 1871)
    Andrias scheuchzeri davidiana (Blanchard, 1871)
  Common Name(s): Chinese Giant Salamander [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderCaudata  – salamandres, salamandra, Salamanders  
                            FamilyCryptobranchidae Fitzinger, 1826 – Giant Salamanders, Hellbenders  
                               GenusAndrias Tschudi, 1837 – giant salamanders  
                                  SpeciesAndrias davidianus (Blanchard, 1871) – Chinese Giant Salamander  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Andrias davidianus    
  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: Andrias davidianus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Andrias davidianus   
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Reference for: Andrias davidianus   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  



  Comment: Listed as Endangered under U.S. Endangered Species Act  



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