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

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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mabiranger

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May 20, 2016 01:42 AM EDT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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eeyorewg

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October 2, 2014 07:56 AM EDT

Description

Found in swimming pool

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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May 22, 2016 11:09 AM EDT

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Description

Number of Individuals Seen: 1

Weather Conditions: 20 degrees C. Sunny.

Habitat Type: Forest.

Behavior Observed: Under cover (log).

Description: Juvenile.

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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May 17, 2016 01:54 PM EDT

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Number of Individuals Seen: 1

Weather Conditions: 14 degrees C. Sunny.

Habitat Type: Forest.

Behavior Observed: Under cover (log).

Description: Juvenile.

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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macmarzo

Date

May 22, 2016 05:15 PM EDT

Description

Juvenile

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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aruhe

Date

May 21, 2016 11:59 AM EDT

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Brandon R
BioBlitz

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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waynehildebrand

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May 21, 2016 04:19 PM EDT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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waynehildebrand

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May 21, 2016 01:15 PM EDT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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May 20, 2016 10:00 AM ADT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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katie40

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May 20, 2016 10:30 AM EDT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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cdorsay

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May 20, 2016 11:15 AM ADT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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conuropsis

Date

April 2, 2012 12:16 AM EDT

Description

Seen crossing Margaret King Rd. at the intersection with Rte. 511.

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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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