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Weller's Salamander, Plethodon welleri

Weller's Salamander
Weller's Salamanders attain lengths of just over 3 inches. They are characterized by yellow-gold or silver blotches on a dark or black base color. The belly varies from uniformly black to black with white spots. They are mountain dwelling salamanders, being found from 2500 ft. and above, though most commonly in spruce forests above 5000 ft. on the high peaks of the region.
Weller's Salamander Range

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