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Plethodontinae  Gray, 1850
Taxonomic Serial No.: 550197

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Synonym(s): Desmognathinae Gray, 1850
  Common Name(s): Plethodontine Salamanders [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                               SubfamilyPlethodontinae Gray, 1850 – Plethodontine Salamanders  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Aneides Baird, 1851 – Climbing Salamanders 
                                  Genus Desmognathus Baird, 1850 – Dusky Salamanders, Seal Salamanders 
                                  Genus Ensatina Gray, 1850 – Ensatinas 
                                  Genus Hydromantes Gistel, 1848 – Web-toed Salamanders 
                                  Genus Karsenia Min, Yang, Bonett, Vieites, Brandon and Wake, 2005  
                                  Genus Phaeognathus Highton, 1961 – Red Hills Salamanders 
                                  Genus Plethodon Tschudi, 1838 – Woodland Salamanders 
                                  Genus Speleomantes Dubois, 1984 – European salamanders 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Plethodontinae    
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  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: Plethodontinae   
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