Mudpuppy

family of amphibians
(Redirected from Proteidae)

Mudpuppies or waterdogs are aquatic salamanders. They belong to the family Proteidae. Mudpuppies make a dog-like barking sound, which is why they are called mudpuppies. Mudpuppies belong to the genus Necturus. They live in Canada and Midwestern United States.

Mudpuppy
Necturus maculosus maculosus.jpg
Necturus maculosus
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Proteidae
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Necturus
Proteus

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