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Cryptobranchus Leuckart 1821 (hellbender)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

PaleoDB taxon number: 37352

Synonyms: Plicagnathus Cook 1917 (no. 110603), Sieboldia Blanchard 1871 (no. 110608)

Parent taxon: Cryptobranchidae according to M. Matsui et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Andrias, Aviturinae, Eoscapherpeton

Subtaxa: Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, Cryptobranchus guildayi, Cryptobranchus saskatchewanensis

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Type: Salamandra alleganiensis

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