Proteus undescribed species lineage Para-Littoral

[Recknagel, Zaksek, Delic, Goricki and Trontelj 2023]



Proteus anginus in part  

Was considered a member of the species Proteus anguinus but is almost certainly a separate evolutionary lineage and will be described as a new species in due course (Kostanjsek et al 2023)


Dinaric Karst

Conservation Status

Key References

In order to save time and resources all bibliographic details for Proteus species are provided under the species account for Proteus anguinus. These references are entirely relevant to all nine known species but nothing is gained by repeating them all nine times

Niemiller, M.L., Zigler, K.S., Stephen, C.D.R., Carter, E.T., Paterson, A.T., Taylor, S.J. and Engel, A.S. Journal Article 2016 Vertebrate fauna in caves of eastern tennessee within the Appalachians karst region, USA
Gladstone, N.S., Carter, E.T., Niemiller, K.D.K., Hayter, L.E. and Niemiller, M.L. Journal Article 2018 A new maximum body size record for the Berry Cave Salamander (Gyrinophilus gulolineatus) and genus Gyrinophilus (Caudata, Plethodontidae) with a comment on body size in plethodontid salamanders
Niemiller, M.L., Carter, E.T., Fenolio, D.B., Gluesenkamp, A.G. and Phillips, J.G. Book Section 2022 Subterranean colonisation and diversification of cave-dwelling salamanders
Niemiller, M.L., Carter, E.T., Gladstone, N.S., Niemiller, K.D.K., Hayter, L.E., Engel, A.S., Miller, B.T., and Fitzpatrick, B.M. Journal Article 2022 The distribution, ecology, life history, and conservation status of the Berry Cave salamander (Gyrinophilus gulolineatus)