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Proteidae (mudpuppies and waterdogs)

Wikipedia Abstract

The family Proteidae is a group of aquatic salamanders found today in the Balkan Peninsula and North America. The range of the genus Necturus runs from southern central Canada, through the midwestern United States, east to North Carolina and south to Georgia and Mississippi. The range of the olm, the only extant member of the genus Proteus, is limited to the Western Balkans.
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Airophrys (1)
Euronecturus (1)
Mioproteus (2)
Necturus (waterdogs) (10)   (1)
Orthophyia (1)
Owensus (1)
Paranecturus (1)
Proteus (Old World blind cave salamander) (2)

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External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0