Definition of Family plethodontidae
1. Noun. Small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Family
Group relationships: Caudata, Order Caudata, Order Urodella, Urodella
Member holonyms: Genus Plethodon, Plethodon, Lungless Salamander, Plethodont, Desmograthus, Genus Desmograthus, Aneides, Genus Aneides, Batrachoseps, Genus Batrachoseps, Genus Hydromantes, Hydromantes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Plethodontidae
Literary usage of Family plethodontidae
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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 ..."