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  • French
    • salamandre maculée
  • English
    • Spotted Salamander
    • Yellow-spotted Salamander
  • Spanish
    • Salamandra moteada
  • Scientific Names
    • Ambystoma maculatum
    • Lacerta maculata
    • Lacerta maculatum
    • Lacerta subviolacea

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Recent observations

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

asherah29

Date

January 20, 2017

Place

gillett ar (Google, OSM)

Description

DOA intestines outside body - front leg torn off.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

connor22

Date

January 3, 2017 11:04 AM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

dneuharth

Date

January 3, 2017 11:05 AM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

jeremy

Date

January 16, 2017 08:23 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Date

March 17, 2008 01:31 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

ken229

Date

July 4, 2009 11:08 AM EDT

Description

Found near small 6x12 ft ornamental pool with minnows, eastern newts, green frogs and bull frog

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

ken229

Date

March 22, 2016 02:05 PM EDT

Description

Egg mass in small 6X12 ft artificial pool in natural setting, containing minnows, at least 8 spotted salamanders, many eastern newts, and multiple frog species. All amphibians found pool naturally. Fathead minnows were added to control mosquitoes and provide bait for fishing.

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

awruck

Date

March 25, 2016 02:17 PM PDT

Description

Found underneath a piece of rotting wood near the edge of a known breeding pond.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

awruck

Date

May 6, 2016 03:48 PM PDT

Description

Spotted salamander eggs. Seen in pond with many similar egg masses a few weeks after the start of spring rains.

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

williehuskisson

Date

December 27, 2016 12:40 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

mikeleigh87

Date

March 14, 2015 08:48 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

nathanrains

Date

December 27, 2016 09:52 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The spotted salamander or yellow-spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) is a mole salamander common in the eastern United States and Canada. The spotted salamander is the state amphibian of South Carolina. This salamander ranges from Nova Scotia, to Lake Superior, to southern Georgia and Texas. Its embryos have been found to have symbiotic algae living inside them.

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Conservation Summary

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