Woodland salamander

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Woodland salamanders
Plethodon teyahalee.jpg
Plethodon teyahalee
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Subfamily: Plethodontinae
Genus: Plethodon
Tschudi, 1838[1]

55 species, see text

Woodland salamanders are lungless salamanders of the genus Plethodon. They are so named due to their woodlands habitat. They have no aquatic larval stage; eggs are laid underneath a stone or log, and young hatch in the adult form.


Listed in alphabetical order of specific name.


  1. ^ Amphibian Species of the World 5.5, an Online Reference. research.amnh.org/vz/herpetology/amphibia.

External links[edit]

Data related to Plethodon at Wikispecies Media related to Plethodon at Wikimedia Commons