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Andrias scheuchzeri Tschudi 1837 (giant salamander)

Amphibia - Caudata - Cryptobranchidae

Alternative combination: Cryptobranchus scheuchzeri

Synonym: Andrias tschudi von Meyer 1859

Belongs to Andrias according to R. Estes 1981

Sister taxa: Andrias bohemicus, Andrias davidianus, Andrias japonicus, Andrias matthewi

Type specimens:

  • Andrias scheuchzeri: TSMNH 8432, a partial skeleton
  • Andrias tschudi:

Ecology: