Definition of Genus plethodon
1. Noun. Type genus of the Plethodontidae.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae
Member holonyms: Eastern Red-backed Salamander, Plethodon Cinereus, Plethodon Vehiculum, Western Red-backed Salamander
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plethodon
Literary usage of Genus plethodon
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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1906)
"4 DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF THE genus plethodon (PLETHODON VANDYKEI) FROM MOUNT RAINIER, WASHINGTON BY JOHN VAN DENBURGH Curator of the Department of ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1867)
"From its great resemblance to the last-named species, Dr. Gray included the new one in the genus Plethodon. Having recently had occasion to examine the ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1918)
"A possible suggestion of the coloration in the genus Plethodon is that the dark color is uniformly over the animal and the color pigment is localized or in ..."
4. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1906)
"4 AND 5 Description of a New Species of the genus plethodon (Plethodon vandykei) from Mount Rainier, Washington On the Occurrence of the Spotted Night Snake ..."
5. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... limited to Canada proper; while further north there are only Amphibia, represented by frogs and toads, and a salamander of the genus Plethodon. Fishes. ..."
6. The Batrachians and Reptiles of Indiana by Oliver Perry Hay (1892)
"Genus PLETHODON, Tschudi. Plethodon, Tschudi, 1838, 99, 59; Boulenger, 1882, 28, 53; Cope, 1889, 51, 132. Vomero-palatine teeth in two more or less oblique ..."