Urspelerpes Camp, Peterman, Milanovich, Lamb, Maerz, and Wake, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Urspelerpes
1 species

Urspelerpes Camp, Peterman, Milanovich, Lamb, Maerz, and Wake, 2009, J. Zool., London, 279: 87. Type genus: Urspelerpes brucei Camp, Peterman, Milanovich, Lamb, Maerz, and Wake, 2009, by monotypy.

English Names

Patch-nosed salamanders (original publication; Tilley, Highton, and Wake, 2012, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 39: 31; Highton, Bonett, and Jockusch, 2017, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 43: 34).

Distribution

As for the single species.

Comment

The sister taxon of Eurycea according to the original publication. In the tribe Spelerpini of Vieites, Román, Wake, and Wake, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 59: 633. Bonett, Steffen, Lambert, Wiens, and Chippindale, 2014 "2013", Evolution, 68: 473, confirmed the phylogenetic placement of the taxon. 

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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