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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

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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Square

What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

cmstinson

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

Injured on road. Died soon after.

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

treeder86

Date

October 6, 2013

Description

Found nest guarding under a log along the bank of an ephemeral pond filling from the past nights' rainfall.

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Square

What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

treeder86

Date

May 5, 2012

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Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

briangratwicke

Date

June 4, 2014 12:14 PM EDT

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

jplarry

Date

February 20, 2014 08:50 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum) from Jackson, Mississippi

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What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

jplarry

Date

March 2, 2014 09:53 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Marbled Salamander larva (Ambystoma opacum) from Oxford, Mississippi

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Square

What

Marbled Salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

scadwell

Date

May 26, 2014 11:12 PM EDT

Place

Durham, NC (Google, OSM)

Description

Found under bricks that were covered with vegetation.

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What

marbled salamander Ambystoma opacum

Observer

jawinget

Date

April 21, 2014
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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.