Eurycea nerea (Bishop, 1944)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Eurycea > Species: Eurycea nerea

Typhlotriton nereus Bishop, 1944, Copeia, 1944: 1. Holotype: FMNH 93143, by original designation. Type locality: "York Spring, Imboden, Lawrence Co[unty]., Arkansas", USA. Synonymy by

Eurycea nereaPhillips, Fenolio, Emel, and Bonett, 2017, J. Biogeograph., http://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13047: xxx. 

English Names

Spring Blind Salamander (Schmidt, 1953, Check List N. Am. Amph. Rept., Ed. 6: 44),

Spring Grotto Salamander (Conant, Cagle, Goin, Lowe, Neill, Netting, Schmidt, Shaw, Stebbins, and Bogert, 1956, Copeia, 1956: 176).

Distribution

Southern Ozark Plateau of Missouri and adjacent northern Arkansas, USA. 

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Eurycea spelaea by Phillips, Fenolio, Emel, and Bonett, 2017, J. Biogeograph., http://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13047: xxx (early online), where it had been placed by Brandon, 1966, Copeia, 1966: 555-561, and Smith, 1968, Wasmann J. Biol., 26: 156. See Eurycea spelaea record for relevant literature. 

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