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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You are correct that the salamander you found was a type of mole salamander, the spotted salamander.
Most of the time, mole salamanders live in tunnels inside rotting logs or underground in burrows, foraging for worms and insect larvae.
Semlitsch RD: Effects of implanted Tantalum-182 wire tags on the mole salamander, Ambystoma talpoideum.
One other frog species, the eastern narrowmouth toad (Gastrophryne carolinensis), and two salamanders, the eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) and the mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum), were also well represented.
Two local populations of the mole salamander Ambystoma talpoideum (Caudata: Ambystomatidae) were previously found to have similar phenotypic values for per capita fecundity and life-history pathway (paedomorphosis and metamorphosis), but to have different genetic bases for those traits (Harris et al.
The eggs, found in roughly 8,000 cubic feet of water, belong to wood frogs and, most likely, yellow spotted mole salamanders, neither of which is an endangered species, Mr.
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.
Hybrids and genetic interactions of mole salamanders (Ambystoma jeffersonianum and A.
This spring, more than 200 Rhode Islanders in two dozen communities took turns playing crossing guard: for mole salamanders and wood frogs migrating across highways.
Wood frogs and mole salamanders only breed in these temporary bodies of water and rely on them as nurseries for their young.