Definition of Necturus. Meaning of Necturus. Synonyms of Necturus

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Definition of Necturus

Necturus
Proteidea Pro`te*id"e*a, n. pl. [NL. See Proteus, and -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of aquatic amphibians having prominent external gills and four legs. It includes Proteus and Menobranchus (Necturus). Called also Proteoidea, and Proteida.

Meaning of Necturus from wikipedia

- are five species: Necturus alabamensis Viosca, 1937 – Alabama waterdog Necturus beyeri Viosca, 1937 – Gulf Coast waterdog Necturus lewisi Brimley, 1924...
- The common mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus) is a species of salamander in the genus Necturus. They live an entirely aquatic lifestyle in the eastern part...
- Specialist Group. 2014. Necturus beyeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014. Downloaded on 25 June 2016. NatureServe. 2015. Necturus beyeri. NatureServe...
- of Necturus in the deeper waters of Green Bay". Herpetologica. 23 (3): 232–233. JSTOR 3890863. Eycleshymer, A.C. (1906). "The habits of Necturus maculosus"...
- out through the gill slits. Some neotenic species such as the mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus) retain their gills throughout their lives, but most species...
- occasionally become neotenic. Neither should they be confused with mudpuppies (Necturus spp.), fully aquatic salamanders from a different family that are not closely...
- Necturus krausei is an extinct species of mudpuppy salamanders from the Paleocene of Saskatchewan in Canada. It is known from a set of vertebrae found...
- adulthood, like some American amphibians, the axolotl and the mudpuppies (Necturus). The olm is the only species in the genus Proteus and the only European...
- The Red River mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus louisianensis), also called Louisiana waterdog, is a subspecies of mudpuppy. Some herpetologists consider this...
- The Neuse River waterdog, Necturus lewisi, is a medium-sized waterdog, family Proteidae, found in two rivers of North Carolina. The range of the Neuse...
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