Yonahlossee Salamander

Plethodon yonahlossee

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The Yonahlossee salamander (Plethodon yonahlossee) is a particularly large woodland salamander from the southern Appalachian Mountains in the United States. The species is a member of the family Plethodontidae which is characterized by being lungless and reproductive direct development. Plethodon yonahlossee was first described in 1917 by E.R Dunn on a collection site on Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina. The common as well as the specific name are of Native American origin and means “trail of...

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