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Amphiuma (amphiuma)

- Urodela

Taxonomy
Amphiuma was named by Garden (1821). It is extant. It is the type genus of Amphiumidae.

It was assigned to Amphiumidae by Cope (1875), Carroll (1988), Gardner (2003) and Parmley et al. (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Amphiuma Garden
1875Amphiuma Cope p. 25
1977Amphiuma antica Holman
1988Amphiuma Carroll
2003Amphiuma Gardner
2007Amphiuma Parmley et al. p. 76

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
Caudata(Scopoli 1777)
familyUrodela()
familyAmphiumidaeGray 1825
genusAmphiumaGarden 1821

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available