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Desmognathus amphileucas Bishop, 1941
Nantahala Black-bellied Salamander
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Plethodontinae
genus: Desmognathus
Species Description: Bishop SC. 1941. Notes on salamanders with descriptions of several new forms. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 451: 1–21. -resurrected by- Pyron RA, Beamer DA. 2022. Nomenclatural solutions for diagnosing ‘cryptic’ species using molecular and morphological data facilitate a taxonomic revision of the Black-bellied Salamanders (Urodela, Desmognathus ‘quadramaculatus’) from the southern Appalachian Mountains. Bionomina 27: 1–43.

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