kids encyclopedia robot

Mudpuppy facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
(Redirected from Proteidae)
Quick facts for kids
Mudpuppy
Necturus maculosus maculosus.jpg
Necturus maculosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Subclass:
Order:
Suborder:
Family:
Proteidae
Genera

Necturus
Proteus

A mudpuppy or waterdog is an 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.

Related pages

kids search engine
Mudpuppy Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.