Salamanders and Caecilians

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

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