Van Dyke's salamander

Van Dyke's salamander

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Plethodon vandykei

Van Dyke's salamander is a small woodland salamander in the family Plethodontidae, the lungless salamanders. These animals breathe through their skin and are largely terrestrial. Compared to other salamanders in Plethodon it is relatively stocky with long legs. Usually associated with streams, seepages, and rock outcrops, it is endemic to Washington where it is found in a limited number of small, isolated populations.

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References

1. Van Dyke's salamander Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Dyke's_salamander
2. Van Dyke's salamander on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59357/56293043

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