Herpetology Lab 1 Exam

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Herpetology Lab 1 Exam
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  1. Name the ORDER
    Gymnophiona
  2. Name the ORDER
    Caudata
  3. Name the FAMILY
    • Sirenidae
    • -lack hind limbs
    • -external gills
  4. Name the FAMILY
    Cryptobranchidae
  5. Name the GENUS
    Cryptobranchus
  6. Name the FAMILY
    Hynobiidae
  7. Name a defining characteristic of the suborder Salamandroidea
    • -have internal fertilization
    • -have long, dorsal process of the premaxilla separating the nasal bones
  8. Name the FAMILY and GENUS
    • Amphiumidae
    • Amphiuma
    • -front and hind legs
  9. Name the FAMILY
    • Plethodontidae
    • -presence of nasolabial groove
  10. Name the GENUS
    • Ensatina
    • -constriction at base of tail
  11. Name the GENUS
    • Plethodon
    • -all 4 limbs about same size
    • -lack light line from eye to jaw
  12. Name the GENUS
    • Desmognathus
    • -have eye stripe to jaw
    • -hind limbs larger than front
  13. Name the GENUS
    • Eurycea
    • -no eye stripe
  14. Name the GENUS
    • Batrachoseps
    • -only 4 toes on back feet
  15. Name the FAMILY
    • Salamandridae
    • -has rougher skin
  16. Name the GENUS
    • Taricha
    • -lighter belly, darker dorsal
  17. Name the GENUS
    • Ambystoma
    • -5 hind toes
  18. Name the FAMILY of the A. tigrinum, A. laterale and A. maculatum
    Ambystomatidae
  19. Name the SPECIES
    Ambystoma tigrinum
  20. Name the SPECIES
    Ambystoma laterale
  21. Name the SPECIES
    • Ambystoma maculatum
    • -two lines of spots
  22. Name the FAMILY of P. cinereus and H. scutatum
    Plethodontidae
  23. Name the SPECIES
    Plethodon cinereus
  24. Name the SPECIES
    Hemidactylium scutatum
  25. Name the FAMILY that includes N. maculosus
    Proteidae
  26. Name the SPECIES
    Necturus maculosus
  27. Name the Family that includes N. viridescens
    Salamandridae
  28. Name the SPECIES
    Notophthalmus viridenscens

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