Bulletin of the National Speleological Society - ISSN 0146-9517
Volume 31 Number 2: 33-36 - April 1969

A publication of the National Speleological Society

Taxonomic Relationship of the Salamander Genera Proteus and Necturus
Ronald A. Brandon


Opposing views of the evolutionary relationship of Proteus anguinus and the species of Necturus illustrate the problem of classifying paedogenetic salamanders. On the basis of information presently available the two genera should be retained in the family Proteidae.

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