lungless salamander

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Related to lungless salamander: Proteidae, Salamandridae, Cryptobranchidae, genus Salamandra
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Noun1.lungless salamander - mostly terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin; lay eggs in moist places on land; rarely enter water
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae - small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults
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They are a lungless salamander, meaning that they absorb oxygen solely through their skin.
lungless salamander -- -- 1 Plethodontidae genus et species unidentified -- -- 1 Salamandlidae Taricha torosa, California newt x -- -- REPTILIA, SQUAMATA Phrynosomatidae Phrynosoma coronatum, coastal horned lizard x -- -- Sceloporus graciosos, sagebrush lizard x -- -- S.
London, July 9 (ANI): A striking new species of lungless salamander has been found living in a small stream in the Appalachian foothills of the US.