Common Name:
Weller's Salamander
Scientific Name:
Plethodon welleri
plethore is Greek meaning "fullness or full of",  odon is Greek for "teeth". Referring to  the number of paravomerine and vomerine teeth.
Average Length:
2.5 - 3.1 in. (6.4 - 7.9 cm)
Virginia Record Length: 
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Virginia Wildlife Action Plan Rating Tier II - Very High Conservation Need - Has a high risk of extinction or extirpation. Populations of these species are at very low levels, facing real threat(s), or occur within a very limited distribution. Immediate management is needed for stabilization and recovery.


Virginia Fish and Wildlife Information Service: Species Booklet


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