Herp.-Salamander Families

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Herp.-Salamander Families
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2011-10-30 02:32:41
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  1. Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
    • Family-Cryptobranchidae
    • Hellbender
    • ~2 feet long
    • east and central US
  2. Andrias
    • Family-Cryptobranchidae
    • ~5 feet long
    • China and Japan
  3. Onchodactylus
    • Family-Hynobiidae
    • uses fast streams
    • no lungs because it is bad for buoyancy
  4. Hynobius keyserlingii
    • Family-Hynobiidae
    • lives in the highes latitudes (Siberia within the Arctic Circle)
    • increases glycerol in cells, which increases osmolality and decreases freezing point
  5. Randon sibiricus
    • Family-Hynobiidae
    • external fertilization
    • females lay eggs on the spermatophore the male drops
  6. Dicamptodon tenebrosus
    • Family-Dicamptodontidae
    • Pacific giant salamander
    • entirely aquatic
    • 300 days to hatch and 700 days for larvae to meta.
    • Some pops are neotenic
  7. Haideotriton
    • Family-Plethodontidae
    • Blind & neotenic cave salamander
  8. Typhlomolge
    • Family-Plethodontidae
    • Blind & neotenic cave salamander
  9. General info on Salamanders
    • Order- Caudata
    • 9 families
    • 6 represented in fl

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