Salamanders and Caecilians

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Paedomorphic and found in slow moving waters in the SE US. Internal fertilization.
Superfamily that includes all salamanders with internal fertilization
Toad-like and big(35 cm), with sharp teeth, indistinct costal grooves and mottled skin patterns.
Found in E. North America and E. Asia, this family has 3 species in 2 genera.
9 genera & 58 species
[caecilian]Up to 1 meter long, eats earthworms
[caecilian]Up to 50 cm, free swimming larva, female attends 25-40 eggs(thus oviparous)
4 species in 1 genus, found in NW USA
Mudpuppies and olms
[subfamily]Aneides, Desmognathus, Ensantina, Hydromantes, Plethodon
Can live over 50 years, are aquatic with gills and reduced number of toes, but retain all 4 limbs.
The axolotl is in this family.
Projectile tongues and mental glands. Males in some species have cirri.
Fully aquatic, flattened, and up to 1.6 meters in length, this family can live for over 30 years.
Have nasolabial grooves, lungless. Found in the Americas and Europe.
32 species in 1 genus
[caecilian]2 genera & 42 species, Central & South America
No nasolabial or distinct costal grooves.Terrestrial as young, have laterally compressed tails as aquatic adults.
The hellbender is in this family.
[caecilian]Up to 33 cm, oviparous, larva have gill slits, mouth at the tip of the snout
2 genera and six species, found in E. United States and central/SE Europe.
[caecilian]3 genera & 53 species. Found in SE Asia.
[caecilian]True tail, tentacle adjacent to eye
Caecilians- yeah i know it's not a family, deal with it
[order]Elongate and limbless, have tentacles. Internal fertilization, often no tail, specialized for burrowing.
Newts
Torrent salamanders
CharacteristicFamily
Squared off glands behind vent in males, internal fertilization, and found in old growth forests and cold streams.
Internal fertilization and noxious skin secretions/aposematic coloration. Some retain eggs in body, birthing advanced larva or 'mature' young.
External fertilization, terrestrial as adults, lay eggs in high mountain streams
Have noxious milky-white skin secretions and some have aposematic coloration. Found only in North America.
Mole salamanders
Internal fertilization. Genera include Necturus and Proteus. Eats a variety of food including small invertebrates/vertebrates, fish eggs, carrion
[caecilian]Often bright coloration, mostly viviparous
Found in the NW USA only, internal reproduction, tail-lash defense, and are fairly small.
Slender & eel-like, lacking hindlimbs and eyelids. Adults retain eternal gills and suction-feeding.
[caecilian]True tail, tentacle between eye and nostril.
Includes the genera Siren & Pseudobranchus(4 species total)
Lay eggs in logs or in alligator mounds, up to 1 meter in length.
This family is fully aquatic, found in slow-moving water, and is found in SE United States and NE Mexico.
Sometimes called conger eels or congo snakes.
Live only in Central and E. Asia, difficult to distinguish from other groups without skeletons.
Can survive drought by forming a cocoon, aquatic, 4 limbs
[caecilian]Recessed mouth, lacks tail
21 genera & 97 species
1 genus & 3 species found in the Southeastern US
External fertilization, eggs tended by females. This family can escape drought conditions by aestivating in a mucous cocoon.
Has 27 genera and 431 species
[caecilian]2 genera & 11 species found in South America
Obvious costal grooves, up to 22 cm, and found only in North America.
[subfamily]Batrachoseps, Bolitoglossa, Dendrotriton, Eurycea, Psuedotriton
Males herd females into their nests under large rocks and tend to the eggs after mating through external fertilization.
4 species in 1 genus, found in NW USA
Found in Europe, NW Africa, Asia & N.A. Rough, pebbly skin.

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