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    • Ambystoma opacum
    • Salamandra opaca
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    • Marbled Salamander

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Recent observations

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

January 19, 2009

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What

marbled salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

muir

Date

November 11, 2014 04:29 AM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

benthebiologist

Date

October 2, 2014 09:05 PM CDT

Description

A Marbled Salamander.

These salamanders display a rather stunning silver-on-black saddle-like pattern on their backs.

One of two fall-breeding Ambystoma in MO.

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marbled salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

April 21, 2014 07:52 AM CDT

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Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

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dylancrosby

Date

October 18, 2014 04:26 PM EDT

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

dylancrosby

Date

October 18, 2014 04:25 PM EDT

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Observer

johnwilliams

Date

December 17, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

treeder86

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

A few of the 20+ A. opacum we found at our breeding sites during and after the round of storms that swept through the area that night. All individuals appeared to be male, with the exception of a couple individuals.

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Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

robvanepps

Date

September 24, 2014

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

annwf

Date

September 19, 2014 10:39 AM EDT

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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)

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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.

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Description from Wikipedia

The marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum) is a species of mole salamander found in the eastern United States.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.