Notophthalmus Rafinesque 1820 (newt)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Parent taxon: Salamandridae according to R. E. Weems and R. A. George 2001

See also Carroll 1988 and Lynch 1965

Sister taxa: Archaeotriton, Brachycormus, Carpathotriton, Chelotriton, Chioglossa, Euproctus, Koaliella, Koalliella, Lissotriton, Megalotriton, Mertensiella, Oligosemia, Palaeopleurodeles, Phosphotriton, Pleurodeles, Procynops, Salamandrina, Taricha, Triturus, Tylototriton

Subtaxa: Notophthalmus crassus Notophthalmus robustus Notophthalmus slaughteri Notophthalmus viridescens

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (7: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Florida, Tennessee)

• Miocene of United States (4: Delaware, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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