Pleurodeles waltl nomenclature

Susan Duhon, IU Axolotl Colony duhon at INDIANA.EDU
Wed Jun 14 09:31:07 EST 1995

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.

Susan T. Duhon               Indiana University Axolotl Colony
Phone 812-855-8260           Jordan Hall 407
Fax   812-855-6705           Bloomington, IN 47405   USA
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