mole salamander

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Related to mole salamander: Ambystomatidae, spotted salamander
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Synonyms for mole salamander

brownish-black burrowing salamander of southeastern United States

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Semlitsch RD: Effects of implanted Tantalum-182 wire tags on the mole salamander, Ambystoma talpoideum.
The highly fossorial habits of adult mole salamanders (Ambystoma talpoideum) have made them difficult to study.
During much of the year, the woods may have served as the reservoir for the eft stage of the newt, for some of the mole salamanders (Ambystoma spp.
The sandy soil is ideal for burrowing amphibians, such as the mole salamanders and spadefoot toads, and is preferred substrate for reptiles such as the hog-nosed snake which feed largely on amphibians.
Hybrids and genetic interactions of mole salamanders (Ambystoma jeffersonianum and A.
Wood frogs and mole salamanders only breed in these temporary bodies of water and rely on them as nurseries for their young.