lungless salamander

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Related to lungless salamander: Proteidae, Salamandridae, Cryptobranchidae, genus Salamandra
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Synonyms for lungless salamander

mostly terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin

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It is also the only lungless salamander in the US whose males have a different colour and pattern than females, a trait more characteristic of birds.
The team of scientists, who work for Reptile and Amphibian Ecology International, also identified four new species of stick insect, three species of lungless salamanders, a tiny, scaly-eyed gecko known as Lepidoblepharis buschwaldii and a bushmaster, which is the longest viper in the world.
To solve the puzzle of amniote evolution, Carroll took some clues from the family of small, lungless salamanders known as plethodontids.