name = Web-toed Salamanders
genus = "Hydromantes"
genus_authority = Gistel, 1848
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = See table.
"Hydromantes" commonly referred to as Web-toed Salamanders is a genus of the
Plethodontidaefamily of salamanders, which is characterized by their absence of lungs; they instead achieve respiration through their skin and the tissues lining their mouth. They are endemic to Northern California, USA.
The following 3 species are placed in this genus:
*. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July 2008). [http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/names.php?taxon=&family=&subfamily=&genus=Hydromantes&commname=&authority=&year=&geo=0&dist=&comment= "Hydromantes"] . Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.php. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. (Accessed: August 1, 2008).
* [web application] . 2008. Berkeley, California: [http://amphibiaweb.org/cgi-bin/amphib_query?query_src=aw_lists_genera_&table=amphib&where-genus=Hydromantes&where-species= "Hydromantes"] . AmphibiaWeb, available at http://amphibiaweb.org/. (Accessed: August 1, 2008).
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