Desmognathus monticola

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Desmognathus monticola

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Salamandroidea

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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: Salamandroidea

Familia: Plethodontidae
Subfamilia: Plethodontinae
Genus: Desmognathus
Species: Desmognathus monticola
Subspecies: D. m. jeffersoni – D. m. monticola

Name[edit]

Desmognathus monticola Dunn, 1916

Type locality: "Elk Lodge Lake, near Brevard, [Transylvania County,] North Carolina; altitude about 3000 feet", USA.

Holotype: USNM 38313.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Desmognathus monticola Dunn, 1916
  • Desmognathus monticola monticolaHoffman, 1951
  • Desmognathus monticola jeffersoni Hoffman, 1951

References[edit]

  • Dunn, 1916, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 29: 73.
  • Hoffman, 1951, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc., 67: 250-251.
  • 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. Desmognathus monticola . Accessed on 3 August 2008.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Desmognathus monticola. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Seal Salamander