Andrias japonicus

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Andrias japonicus

Taxonavigation[edit]

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Urodela
Subordo: Cryptobranchoidea
Familia: Cryptobranchidae
Genus: Andrias
Species: Andrias japonicus

Name[edit]

Andrias japonicus (Temminck, 1836)

Type locality: "Iga, Honshû", Japan.

Lectotype: RMNH 2392.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Temminck, 1836, Coup d'oeil sur la Fauna des Îles de la Sonde et de l'Empire du Japon: xxvi.
  • Lapparent, 1900, Traite Geol., 3: 1532.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2008. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Andrias japonicus . Accessed on 28 July 2008.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Andrias japonicus. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Andrias japonicus (Near Threatened) Downloaded on 28 July 2008.
  • Temminck, C. J., 1836. Fauna Japon. 3: 26.
  • Environment Agency of Japan (eds.), 2000. Treatened Wildlife of Japan -Red Data Book 2nd ed.- Reptillia/Amphibia. ISBN4-915959-70-8. [2]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Japanese giant salamander
日本語: オオサンショウウオ
polski: Salamandra olbrzymia japońska
русский: Японская исполинская саламандра
ไทย: ซาลาแมนเดอร์ยักษ์ญี่ปุ่น
中文: 日本大鯢
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