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 species: 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, Nieto-Roman, 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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