Definition of Salamandridae
1. Noun. Salamanders.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Family
Group relationships: Caudata, Order Caudata, Order Urodella, Urodella
Member holonyms: Genus Salamandra, Salamandra, Newt, Triton, Genus Triturus, Triturus, Genus Notophthalmus, Notophthalmus, Genus Taricha, Taricha
Medical Definition of Salamandridae
1. A family of urodela consisting of 15 living genera and about 42 species and occurring in north america, europe, asia, and north africa. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Salamandridae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"These four families are closely allied to each other, especially the Amphiumidae and the salamandridae. The geographical distribution of the Urodela is ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... species of fossil vertebrates of North America, or 34.8 per cent In 1859 he published his first paper on the •Primary Division of the salamandridae. ..."
3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"California possesses two genera of salamandridae, Aneides and Heredia) which do not extend to the other sub- regions. Fresh-water Fish. ..."
4. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The salamandridae, of which our common Newts are characteristic examples, form an extensive family highly characteristic of the North Temperate regions, ..."