The Subfamily Pleurodelinae is a member of the Family Salamandridae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Pleurodelinae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Animalia
C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
- Subkingdom: Bilateria
(Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983 - bilaterians
- Branch: Deuterostomia
Grobben, 1908 - Deuterostomes
- Infrakingdom: Chordonia
(Haeckel, 1874) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Phylum: Chordata
Bateson, 1885 - Chordates
- Subphylum: Vertebrata
Cuvier, 1812 - Vertebrates
- Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
auct. - Jawed Vertebrates
- Superclass: Tetrapoda Goodrich, 1930 - Tetrapods
- Infraphylum: Gnathostomata auct. - Jawed Vertebrates
- Subphylum: Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - Vertebrates
- Phylum: Chordata Bateson, 1885 - Chordates
- Infrakingdom: Chordonia (Haeckel, 1874) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Branch: Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - Deuterostomes
- Subkingdom: Bilateria (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983 - bilaterians
- Kingdom: Animalia C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
The Subfamily Pleurodelinae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Tribe (1): Coronilleae
- Genus (16): Calotriton · Cynops · Echinotriton · Euproctus · Ichthyosaura · Lissotriton · Mesotriton · Neurergus · Notophthalmus · Ommatotriton · Pachytriton · Paramesotriton · Pleurodeles · Taricha · Triturus · Tylototriton
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 173 species and subspecies in the Subfamily Pleurodelinae.
The Fire Belly Newts (Cynops), or Fire Newts, are a genus of newts native to Japan and China. All of the species show bright yellow or red bellies, however this feature is not unique to this genus. [more]
Echinotriton is a genus of in the Salamandridae family. It contains the following species: [more]
Euproctus is a genus of in the Salamandridae family. It contains the following species: [more]
Neurergus is a genus of , more specifically newt, in the Salamandridae family. They are found in the Middle East (predominately in Turkey and Iran), and are bred in captivity for their bright colors. In nature they inhabit streams and small rivers, and the surrounding forest or shrublands. All of the Neurergus are considered threatened species, primarily due to destruction of habitat. [more]
Notophthalmus is a genus of newts known commonly as North American newts. There are three species. [more]
Paramesotriton is a genus of in the Salamandridae family. It contains the following species: [more]
The Ribbed Newts (Pleurodeles genus) is a group of three newt species: [more]
The genus Taricha consists of three species and four subspecies of Western Newts (sometimes referred to as Pacific Newts). All newts are part of the family Salamandridae. The three species within this genus are the California Newt, the Rough-Skinned Newt, and the Red Bellied Newt, all of which are found on the west coast of the USA. [more]
Triturus (from Triton, son of Poseidon and Greek: ura, meaning tail) is a genus of newt, commonly known as the crested or marbled newts, depending on the species. They are found across most of Europe, parts of Russia and the Middle East. The genus includes the Great Crested Newt, the Italian Crested Newt, the Danube Crested Newt, the Southern Crested Newt, the Marbled Newt and the Pygmy or Southern Marbled Newt. [more]
Tylototriton is a of newt known as crocodile newts. There are eight known species in this genus. [more]
At least 10 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Tylototriton.
More info about the Genus Tylototriton may be found here.
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