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Published: 2022-12-20

The nomenclature of Eurasian giant salamanders (Amphibia, Urodela, Andrias)

Institut de Systématique, Évolution, Biodiversité, ISYEB – UMR 7205 – CNRS, MNHN, UPMC, EPHE, UA, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Sorbonne Université, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 30, F-75005, Paris, France
Association RACINE, 5 allée des cygnes, 35750 Saint-Maugan, France
Institut de Systématique, Évolution, Biodiversité, ISYEB – UMR 7205 – CNRS, MNHN, UPMC, EPHE, UA, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Sorbonne Université, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 30, F-75005, Paris, France
Cryptobranchidae Andrias history taxonomy nomenclature synonymy priority precedence first-reviser

Abstract

The history of the taxonomy and nomenclature of the giant Eurasian salamanders of the genus Andrias is provided, with a complete list of available nomina of all extinct and extant species, indicating their current nomenclatural status, their type-specimens and type-localities.

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