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Mertensiella Wolterstorff, 1925
Exaeretus Waga, 1876, Rev. Mag. Zool., Paris, Ser. 3, 4: 327. Type species: Exaeretus caucasicus Waga, 1876, by monotypy. Junior homonym of Exaeretus Fieber, 1864 (Insecta).
Mertensiella Wolterstorff, 1925, Abh. Ber. Mus. Nat. Heimatkd. Magdeburg, 4: 244. Replacement name for Exaeretus Waga, 1876.
Mertensiella — Özeti, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 287. Treatment as a subgenus of Salamandra.
Caucasus Salamander (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 35).
Known from above Trabzon in northeastern Turkey to Borzhomi in the Caucasus Mountains of western Georgia.
See comments under Lyciasalamandra and Chioglossa. Özeti, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 287-298, considered Mertensiella to be a subgenus of Salamandra. Thorn and Raffaëlli, 2000, Salamand. Ancien Monde: 190-203, provided accounts.
Contained taxa (1 sp.):
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