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Plethodontids and Lungless Salamanders (Bolitoglossa, Eurycea, Plethodon, etc.) The largest, and one of the most diverse groups of salamanders, these salamanders have all evolved to breathe solely through their skin and are found almost exclusively in North America.



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Old 3rd April 2017   #1
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Question Neotenic Plethodonids?

Does anyone know if there are any species of lungless salamanders that sometimes are neotenic?

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Yes, several species of eurycea and a couple gyrinophilus.

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