Definition of Family Plethodontidae

1. Noun. Small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Plethodontidae

family Picidae
family Pieridae
family Pinaceae
family Pinnotheridae
family Piperaceae
family Pipidae
family Pipridae
family Pittidae
family Plantaginaceae
family Plasmodiidae
family Plasmodiophoraceae
family Plataleidae
family Platanaceae
family Platanistidae
family Platycephalidae
family Plethodontidae (current term)
family Pleurobrachiidae
family Pleuronectidae
family Ploceidae
family Plumbaginaceae
family Pluteaceae
family Poaceae
family Podargidae
family Podicipedidae
family Podocarpaceae
family Poeciliidae
family Polemoniaceae
family Polyangiaceae
family Polygalaceae
family Polygonaceae

Literary usage of Family Plethodontidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1919)
"In common with other members of the family Plethodontidae, the four-toed salamander is lungless. Cf the several species of ..."

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