Aquiloeurycea

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Aquiloeurycea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae
Genus: Aquiloeurycea
Rovito, Parra-Olea, Recuero, and Wake, 2015[1]
Type species
Spelerpes cephalicus
Cope, 1869

Aquiloeurycea is a genus of salamanders in the family Plethodontidae. They are endemic to Mexico.[2] The genus corresponds to the former "Pseudoeurycea cephalica species group", which was established in order to preserve Ixalotriton and Bolitoglossa while avoiding paraphyly of Pseudoeurycea.[3]

Species[edit]

It contains the following species:[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rovito, Sean M.; Parra-Olea, Gabriela; Recuero, Ernesto; Wake, David B. (2015). "Diversification and biogeographical history of Neotropical plethodontid salamanders". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 175 (1): 167–188. doi:10.1111/zoj.12271. 
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2016). "Aquiloeurycea Rovito, Parra-Olea, Recuero, and Wake, 2015". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2016). "Pseudoeurycea Taylor, 1944". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Plethodontidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016.