Temporal range: Jurassic - Recent
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Amphibia Subclass: Lissamphibia Order: Caudata/Urodela Suborder: Cryptobranchoidea Family
Some species of the fully aquatic Cryptobranchidae family are known as giant salamanders due to their large size.
This suborder contains only two families in the present times. Other families went extinct in the past and are only known as fossils.
Caudate families by suborder Kingdom Animalia · Phylum Chordata · Subphylum Craniata · Superclass Tetrapoda · Class Amphibia Cryptobranchoidea Salamandroidea SirenoideaSirenidae This salamander article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.