Salamandra Laurenti 1768 (salamander)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Parent taxon: Urodela according to P. P. Skutschas and Y. M. Gubin 2012

See also Böhme 2010 and Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Ambystomatoidea, Amphiumidae, Amphiumoidea, Cocytinidae, Cryptobranchoidea, Hemitrypus, Hynobiidae, Iridotriton, Kiyatriton, Laccotriton, Liaoxitriton, Meantes, Menopomidae, Neocaudata, Nesovtriton, Nezpercius, Plethodontidae, Plethodontoidea, Pleurodelidae, Proteidae, Rhyacotritonidae, Salamandridae, Salamandroidea, Seminobatrachus, Sinerpeton, Sirenidae, Thoriidae, Valdotriton

Subtaxa: Salamandra opaca Salamandra sansaniensis

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (5 collections), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Spain (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Germany (4), Hungary (1), Slovakia (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (2), France (2)

• Eocene of France (3)

• Paleocene of France (1)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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