Eurycea lucifuga

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Eurycea lucifuga

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: Spelerpinae
Genus: Eurycea
Species: Eurycea lucifuga

Name[edit]

Eurycea lucifuga Rafinesque, 1822

Type locality: "near Lexington... in caves and in the dark; but not in water", Fayette County, Kentucky, USA.

Holotype: Not designated.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Eurycea lucifuga Rafinesque, 1822
  • Spelerpes lucifugaRafinesque, 1832
  • Gyrinophilus maculicaudus Cope, 1890
  • Spelerpes maculicaudusHay, 1891
  • Spelerpes maculicaudaBlatchley, 1897
  • Eurycea lucifugaDunn, 1926
  • Eurycea longicauda lucifugaMittleman, 1942
  • Eurycea lucifugaBishop, 1943
  • Eurycea (Eurycea) lucifugaRaffaëlli, 2007

References[edit]

  • Rafinesque, 1822, Kentucky Gazette, Lexington, N.S., 1: 3.
  • Bishop, 1943, Handb. Salamanders: 431.
  • 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. Eurycea lucifuga . Accessed on 5 August 2008.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Eurycea lucifuga. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Eurycea lucifuga (Least Concern) Downloaded on 5 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Cave Salamander
polski: Żółcik jaskiniowy