Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Daudin 1803 (hellbender)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Alternative combination: Salamandra alleganiensis

Belongs to Cryptobranchus according to M. Matsui et al. 2008

See also Estes 1981, Holman et al. 1990 and Naylor 1981

Sister taxa: Cryptobranchus guildayi, Cryptobranchus saskatchewanensis

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Alabama, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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