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    • Ambystoma mavortium
    • Ambystoma mavortia
    • Ambystoma mavortium mavortium
    • Ambystoma nebulosum
    • Ambystoma tigrinum diaboli
    • Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium
    • Ambystoma tigrinum melanostictum
    • Ambystoma tigrinum nebulosum
    • Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi
    • Siredon lichenoides melanostictum
  • English
    • Western Tiger Salamander
    • Barred Tiger Salamander
    • Arizona Tiger Salamander
    • Blotched Tiger Salamander
    • Sonoran Tiger Salamander
    • Gray Tiger Salamander
    • Gray Barred Tiger Salamander
    • Sonora Tiger Salamander
  • Spanish
    • ajolote tigre rayado
    • salamandra tigre

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Recent observations

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Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

Observer

toby

Date

August 22, 2014 10:42 PM CDT

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What

Barred Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

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treeder86

Date

July 14, 2013

Description

Found during night driving Highway 60 after a thunderstorm with heavy rainfall.

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Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

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connor22

Date

June 26, 2014 11:29 AM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

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garrettt331

Date

May 22, 2014 12:11 PM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

Observer

mjryan

Date

April 23, 2014

Description

Saw 18 at Indian Tank, 5 days after a light rain. First time observed salamanders at this site in 2014. This was the 7th visit to site since 8 March 2014.

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What

Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

Observer

steviekgold

Date

April 23, 2014 06:43 PM PDT

Description

Caught and released in a seine in Nightpipe perennial pond. Four others of similar size were caught and also released. Many smaller, still metamorphing larvae were found too.

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What

Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

Observer

jnstuart

Date

September 23, 2008

Description

Found under an object following rains at NM Department of Game & Fish headquarters, west of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Co., New Mexico, USA.

Used to be called A. tigrinum mavortium, now considered a full species (A. mavortium).

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Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

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connor22

Date

March 29, 2014 12:45 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 neotenes found in windmill fed pond

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Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

Observer

toby

Date

March 12, 2014 08:44 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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barred tiger salamander Ambystoma mavortium

Observer

ptexis

Date

June 11, 1988

Description

Crossing road in rainy weather

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What

Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

Observer

chrispherp

Date

February 28, 2014 07:41 PM PST

Description

The conditions seemed right so I was hoping to find a tiger salamander and sure enough as soon as I parked by the pond I found this skinny little guy staring back at me. 2 years in a row finding live tigers at the same place, the population must be healthy.

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What

Western Tiger Salamander Ambystoma mavortium

Observer

finatic

Date

February 28, 2014 10:01 PM PST

Place

Alpine (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Description from Wikipedia

The barred tiger salamander or western tiger salamander (Ambystoma mavortium) is a species of mole salamander found from southwestern Canada in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, south through the western United States to Texas and northern Mexico.

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Conservation Summary

Source: Draft IUCN/SSC, 2013.1