Ambystoma texanum

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Ambystoma texanum


Taxonavigation: Salamandroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Urodela
Subordo: Salamandroidea

Familia: Ambystomatidae
Genus: Ambystoma
Species: Ambystoma texanum


Ambystoma texanum (Matthes, 1855)

Type locality: "Rio Colorado bottom land", Texas.

Syntypes: Including NHMW 22920.


  • Salamandra texana Matthes, 1855
  • Amblystoma texanumBaird, 1859
  • Amblystoma microstomum Cope, 1861
  • Chondrotus microstomus — Cope, 1887
  • Chondrotus texanus — Cope, 1889
  • Ambystoma texanumStejneger & Barbour, 1917
  • Ambystoma microstomumFowler & Dunn, 1917
  • Ambystoma schmidti Taylor, 1939
  • Ambystoma (Linguaelapsus) schmidtiTihen, 1958
  • Linguaelapsus texanusFreytag, 1959
  • Ambystoma nothagenes Kraus, 1985
  • Ambystoma nothogenesFrank & Ramus, 1995


  • Matthes, 1855, Allg. Deutsche Naturhist. Zeitung,, N.S., 1: 266.
  • Stejneger and Barbour, 1917, Check List N. Am. Amph. Rept.: 12.
  • Frost, D. 2008. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Ambystoma texanum
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Ambystoma texanum. AmphibiaWeb, available at
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Ambystoma texanum  (Least Concern) Downloaded on 26 July 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Smallmouth Salamander
français: Salamandre à nez court