Rhyacotriton variegatus

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Rhyacotriton variegatus

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: Salamandroidea
Familia: Rhyacotritonidae
Genus: Rhyacotriton
Species: Rhyacotriton variegatus

Name[edit]

Rhyacotriton variegatus Stebbins & Lowe, 1951

Type locality: "1.3 miles west of Burnt Ranch Post Office, Trinity County, California", USA.

Holotype: MVZ 45868.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Rhyacotriton olympicus variegatus Stebbins & Lowe, 1951
  • Rhyacotriton variegatusGood & Wake, 1992

References[edit]

  • Stebbins and Lowe, 1951, Univ. California Publ. Zool., 50: 471.
  • Good and Wake, 1992, Univ. California Publ. Zool., 126: 18.
  • 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. Rhyacotriton variegatus . Accessed on 7 August 2008.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Rhyacotriton variegatus. AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Southern Torrent Salamander