Pleurodeles waltl nomenclature

Steve Scadding scadding at uoguelph.ca
Wed Jun 14 10:57:02 EST 1995


According to Wake the correct name of the ribbed newt is:
Pleurodeles waltl

According to Wake, P. waltllii is incorrect.

See:
Wake, D.B. (1976) On the correct scientific names of urodeles. 
Differentiation, 6:195.

Cheers,
...Steve Scadding
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On 14 Jun 1995, Susan Duhon, IU Axolotl Colony wrote:

> 
> 
> On 14 Jun 1995, Francisco J. Saez wrote:
> 
> > Dear Urodeles netters,
> > Somebody knows what is correct name of the spanish salamander? 
> > Pleurodeles waltl or Pleurodeles waltlii? And the more important question: 
> > Why?
> > Somebody can help me?
> > Thank you very much in advance
> > 
> > *******************************************************************************
> > Francisco J. Saez				  Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
> > Universidad del Pais Vasco			      ___	     ___
> 
> 
> I would like to know the answer to this too, so perhaps the response 
> could be put on the net.
> 
> Susan Duhon
> 
> p.s. My best efforts to find the answer came up with P. Waltl as being 
> probably the preferred name, but I didn't have an authoritative source.
> 
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