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Caudata

Michael Lannoo, Alisa L. Gallant, Priya Nanjappa, Laura Blackburn and Russell Hendricks

in Amphibian Declines

Published by University of California Press

Published in print June 2005 | ISBN: 9780520235922
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520929432 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0055
Caudata

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This section features the Caudata, which includes the families Ambystomatidae, Amphiumidae, Cryptobranchidae, Dicamptodontidae, Plethodontidae, Proteidae, Rhyacotritonidae, Salamandridae, and Sirenidae. It provides information on their historical versus current distribution, historical versus current abundance, life history features, and conservation.

Keywords: Caudata; distribution; abundance; life history; conservation; Ambystomatidae; Amphiumidae; Cryptobranchidae; Dicamptodontidae; Plethodontidae

Chapter.  307165 words. 

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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