AmphibiaWeb - Desmognathus intermedius


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Desmognathus intermedius (Pope, 1928)
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Plethodontinae
genus: Desmognathus
Species Description: Pope CH. 1928. Some plethodontid salamanders from North Carolina and Kentucky with the description of a new race of Leurognathus. American Museum Novitates 306: 1–19. Phylogenetic evidence provided by: Beamer DA, Lamb T. 2020. Towards rectifying limitations on species delineation in dusky salamanders (Desmognathus: Plethodontidae): An ecoregion-drainage sampling grid reveals additional cryptic clades. Zootaxa 4734: 1–61. Redescribed by: Pyron RA, Beamer DA. 2023. A systematic revision of the Shovel-nosed Salamander (Plethodontidae: Desmognathus marmoratus), with re-description of the related D. aureatusand D. intermedius. Zootaxa 5270: 262–280.

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