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    • Ajolotes o achoques
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    • Ambystoma
  • English
    • Mole Salamanders

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Recent observations

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

treeder86

Date

September 18, 2014

Description

Male (judged by swollen cloaca observed upon closer inspection) located under a fallen branch roughly two feet from pair found in observation (http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/884766)

Photos / Sounds

What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

treeder86

Date

September 18, 2014

Description

Possible breeding pair found underneath log following autumn rains.

Male: Individual with white markings. Cloaca clearly swollen upon closer inspection.

Female: Individual with silver markings. Possibly full of eggs.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum

Observer

rncforrest

Date

September 16, 2014

Description

In our garage. Looked like a stick at first but definitely salamander.squirmed as it moved.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blue-spotted Salamander Ambystoma laterale

Date

June 14, 2014 03:55 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum

Observer

michael_morin

Date

September 15, 2014 12:22 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

cmstinson

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

Injured on road. Died soon after.

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

hawnzd

Date

March 1, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Northwestern Salamander Ambystoma gracile

Observer

hawnzd

Date

April 22, 2014

Description

Egg mass was found in a small body of water roughly 6 miles out on the Hoh River Trail

Photos / Sounds

What

Northwestern Salamander Ambystoma gracile

Observer

hawnzd

Date

February 25, 2014

Description

Egg mass was found under the HW-16 over pass in Snake Lake.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northwestern Salamander Ambystoma gracile

Observer

hawnzd

Date

February 22, 2014

Description

These two are examples of the paedomorphic or neotenic form of the Northwestern Salamander. It is a mature adult with adolescent features in this case gills and lives a fully aquatic life. We observed one male (smaller on the left) and one female (larger on the right). They were found by two of our volunteers through Point Defiance Zoo & Aquariums Amphibian Egg Mass Monitoring Program.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

hawnzd

Date

February 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum

Observer

rager001

Date

September 4, 2014 08:05 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The mole salamanders (genus Ambystoma) are a group of salamanders endemic to North America, the only genus in the family Ambystomatidae. The group has become famous due to the presence of the axolotl (A. mexicanum), widely used in research, and the tiger salamander (A. tigrinum, A. mavortium) which is the official amphibian of many states, and often sold as a pet.

No range data available.