This is the first Marbled Salamander I've seen in the field and was a very exciting find. Found under a log at the side of the trail.
My 1st marble salamanders communal nesting. Man are they gorgeous!
under an old piece of wood buried in the leaves, on east side of house.
Found 2 nests, one with mother, at a vernal pool behind a school in Durham
Larva was found in a small drying vernal pool 60x35x23cm.
The Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum) is a species of mole salamander found in the eastern United States.