Necturus Rafinesque (mudpuppy)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Parent taxon: Proteidae according to D. G. DeMar 2013

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Frank and Ramus 1996, Lynch 1965 and Naylor 1978

Sister taxa: Mioproteus, Orthophyia, Paranecturus, Proteus

Subtaxa: Necturus alabamensis Necturus beyeri Necturus krausei Necturus lewisi Necturus maculosus Necturus punctatus

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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