Salamandrinae Goldfuss, 1820

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Salamandrinae
16 species

Salamandrae Goldfuss, 1820, Handb. Zool., 2: 129. Type genus: Salamandra Laurenti, 1768 (= Salamandra Garsault, 1764).

SalamandridaeGray, 1825, Ann. Philos., London, Ser. 2, 10: 215; Bonaparte, 1840, Nuovi Ann. Sci. Nat., Bologna, 4: 100.

SalamandroideaFitzinger, 1826, Neue Class. Rept.: 41. Explicit family.

Cercopi Wagler, 1828, Isis von Oken, 21: 859. Unavailable name formed explicitly as a family containing "Salamandra etc.".

SalamandrinaHemprich, 1829, Grundniss Naturgesch. Höhere Lehr., Ed. 2: xix; Wiegmann, 1832, in Wiegmann and Ruthe (eds.), Handbuch der Zool., Amph.: 203; Bonaparte, 1838, Nuovi Ann. Sci. Nat., Bologna, 1: 393; Bonaparte, 1840, Nuovi Ann. Sci. Nat., Bologna, 4: 101.

SalamandroideaSchinz, 1833, Naturgesch. Abbild Rept.: 202.

SalamandrinaBonaparte, 1839, Iconograph. Fauna Ital., 2 (Fasc. 26): unnumbered; Bonaparte, 1839, Mem. Soc. Sci. Nat. Neuchâtel, 2: 16; Bonaparte, 1840, Nuovi Ann. Sci. Nat., Bologna, 4: 11; Bonaparte, 1840, Mem. Accad. Sci. Torino, Ser. 2, 2: 395; Leunis, 1844, Synops. Drei Naturr., Zool., Ed. 1: 147; Leunis, 1860, Synops. Drei Naturr., Zool., Ed. 2: 341. 341.

SalamandridaeBronn, 1849, Handb. Geschich. Natur, 5: 683.

SalamandriniMassalongo, 1853, Nuovi Ann. Sci. Nat., Bologna, Ser. 3, 7: 11.

SalamandroideaWied-Neuwied, 1865, Nova Acta Phys. Med. Acad. Caesar Leopold Carol., Halle, 32: 124. Explicit family.

SalamandridaStrauch, 1870, Mem. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Petersbourg, Ser. 7, 16 (4): 14. Explicit family.

SalamandroideaeGarman, 1884, Bull. Essex Inst., 16: 37. Implied superfamily.

SalamandridiAcloque, 1900, Fauna de France, 1: 491.

SalamandroideaeStejneger, 1907, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 58: 11.

SalamandroideaDunn, 1922, Am. Nat., 56: 423. Explicit superfamily.

SalamandroidiaDubois, 2005, Alytes, 23: 19. Epifamily.: 3. Explicit superfamily.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Middle and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia.

Comment

See comments under Salamandridae and Salamandrininae. Rancilhac, Irisarri, Angelini, Arntzen, Babik, Bossuyt, Künzel, Lüddecke, Pasmans, Sanchez, Weisrock, Veith, Wielstra, Steinfartz, Hofreiter, Philippe, and Vences, 2021, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 155 (106967): 1–14, presented molecular evidence that Salamandrininae is the sister taxon of Salamandrinae, to the exclusion of Pleurodelinae. 

Contained taxa (16 sp.):

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