Oregon Slender Salamander


Scientific name : Batrachoseps wrightorum

Family : Plethodontidae

Native to : North-Western United States

Interesting fact : The salamander tends to coil and lay motionless if found.

Conservation status : Vulnerable

Oregon slender salamanders are small and slender growing to a length of 8.6-10.8 cm. The dark brown body has yellow to reddish brown markings with a black belly mottled in white. They inhabit the temperate forests of Douglas fir, maple and red cedar woodlands in Oregon, and are found under logs, rocks or decayed woody debris near water bodies.

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