Urspelerpes brucei

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Salamandroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Urodela
Subordo: Salamandroidea

Familia: Plethodontidae
Subfamilia: Spelerpinae
Genus: Urspelerpes
Species: U. brucei

Name[edit]

Urspelerpes Camp, Peterman, Milanovich, Lamb, Maerz & Wake, 2009

Type locality: "Small, first-order stream located at the foot of the Blue Ridge escarpment in Stephens County, GA, USA (34°39′N; 83°18′W)."

Holotype: USNM 558253.

References[edit]

  • C. D. Camp, W. E. Peterman, J. R. Milanovich, T. Lamb, J. C. Maerz, D. B. Wake. "A new genus and species of lungless salamander (family Plethodontidae) from the Appalachian highlands of the south-eastern United States" Journal of Zoology (2009). doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2009.00593.x