Taxon profile


Necturus Rafinesque, 1819

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  order Proteoidea »  family Proteidae - blind salamanders

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

species Necturus alabamensis Viosca, 1937 - Alabama Waterdog
species Necturus beyeri Viosca, 1937 - Gulf Coast Waterdog

Necturus beyeri

species Necturus lewisi Brimley, 1924 - Neuse River Waterdog
species Necturus lodingi Viosca, 1937 - Mobile Dwarf Waterdog
species Necturus louisianensis Viosca, 1938 - Red River Mudpuppy
species Necturus maculosus (Rafinesque, 1818) - Mudpuppy

Necturus maculosus

species Necturus moleri Guyer et al., 2020 - Apalachicola Waterdog
species Necturus mounti Guyer et al., 2020 - Escambia Waterdog
species Necturus punctatus (Gibbes, 1850) - Dwarf Waterdog

Fossil taxa

species Necturus krausei Naylor, 1978

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1445879]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Necturus Rafinesque, 1819]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World [], American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA [as Necturus Rafinesque, 1819]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2011

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