Amblystoma Tschudi 1838 (mole salamander)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Alternative spelling: Ambystoma

Parent taxon: Amblystomidae according to E. D. Cope 1875

See also Carroll 1988, Estes and Tihen 1964, Holman 1977, Holman et al. 1990, Holman and Sullivan 1981 and Lynch 1965

Sister taxa: Amphitriton, Plioambystoma

Subtaxa: Amblystoma maculatum Amblystoma minshalli Ambystoma tigrinum

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (69: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (3: Arizona, Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Tennessee)

• Miocene of United States (12: Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Eocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan)

Total: 86 collections including 103 occurrences

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