Rahul Sharma

Weller's salamander

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Caudata
Genus  Plethodon
Higher classification  Woodland salamander
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Plethodontidae
Scientific name  Plethodon welleri
Rank  Species

Similar  Salamander, Woodland salamander, Yonahlossee salamander, Amphibians, Peaks of Otter salamander

Weller s salamander


The Weller's Salamander (Plethodon welleri) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to the eastern United States. It was found on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, North Carolina, by the young herpetologist Worth Hamilton Weller. On a second field trip there to gather more specimens the 18-year-old scientist died in a fall from a cliff.

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Its natural habitats are temperate forests and rocky areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Weller s salamander


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Weller's salamander Wikipedia


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