The Spotted Salamander
, Ambystoma maculatum, is a common mole salamander found in several southeastern and northeastern states.
Ambystoma maculatum (spotted salamander
).--Several spotted salamanders
were collected during intensive work at Dave's Pond in April 1964 (ISU 20, 22) and March and April 1965 (ISU 863, 874, 882, 883, 938), but this species was quite scarce then compared to the tiger salamander, and especially to the small-mouthed salamander.
2007: Spot symmetry predicts body conditions in spotted salamanders
, Ambystoma maculatum.--Applied Herpetology 4: 195-205.
The spotted salamander
's nearest relative is the Jefferson's salamander.
and Jefferson salamander populations were monitored annually from 1990 to 2001 at two breeding ponds at Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area in northeast Ohio (Fig.
Species of particular concern include the screech owl, wood duck, spotted salamander
, bobwhite quail, box turtle, and pink lady's slipper orchid.
Like most frogs, toads, and other amphibians, a spotted salamander
returns to fresh water each year to lay her eggs (1).
James Petranka, an amphibian expert at the University of South Carolina at Asheville, has been focusing on two of the Great Smokies' species: the wood frog and the spotted salamander
Workshop Decluttering 102, After the Purge with Felicia Reynolds of Spotted Salamander
Organizing and Design, 10 a.m.
Only the dark, lovely blue and yellow spotted salamander
does not sing, because he has no throat pouch.
In late March, as winter unclenches its frigid grip on upstate New York, a spotted salamander
's thoughts turn fleetingly to love.
metacercariae have been reported on the head and body of a spotted salamander
, Ambystoma maculatum from Maryland (Fowler 1947).
The spotted salamander
, Ambystoma maculatum, is a widespread species that occurs throughout the eastern United States into southern Canada.
Additional salamander species collected included the eastern newt, Notophthalmus viridescens the lesser siren, Siren intermedia, the spotted salamander
, Ambystoma maculatum, the two-lined salamander, Eurycea cirrigera, the mud salamander, Pseudotriton montanus, the four-toed Hem salamander, Hemidactylium scutatum, and the southern dusky salamander; Desmognathus auriculatus.
But the spotted salamander
lays eggs in a cluster that can look a lot like a clump of frog eggs.