Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

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

Guide Colors

     

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

levibrown2

Date

June 16, 2016 11:14 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

mgsallen

Date

June 21, 2016

Description

Juvenile

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

topgun21

Date

June 19, 2016 08:57 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

krosenthal

Date

March 30, 2016 04:38 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

levibrown2

Date

June 16, 2016 11:14 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Observer

krosenthal

Date

June 15, 2016 10:42 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Date

June 13, 2016 01:47 PM EDT

Description

Number of Individuals Seen: 1

Weather Conditions: 12 degrees C. Sun and cloud.

Habitat Type: Forested seep.

Behavior Observed: Under cover (log).

Description: Juvenile.

Additional Comments:

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Date

June 13, 2016 12:52 PM EDT

Description

Number of Individuals Seen: 5

Weather Conditions: 12 degrees C. Sun and cloud.

Habitat Type: Pond.

Behavior Observed: Encountered via dip-netting.

Description: Larval forms.

Additional Comments:

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Date

June 13, 2016 12:14 PM EDT

Description

Number of Individuals Seen: 2

Weather Conditions: 12 degrees C. Sun and cloud.

Habitat Type: Forest.

Behavior Observed: Under cover (log).

Description: Juveniles.

Additional Comments:

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Date

June 13, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

Description

Number of Individuals Seen: 2

Weather Conditions: 12 degrees C. Cloudy.

Habitat Type: Forest.

Behavior Observed: Under cover (log).

Description: Juveniles.

Additional Comments:

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Date

June 12, 2016 01:45 PM EDT

Description

Number of Individuals Seen: 5

Weather Conditions: 11 degrees C. Cloudy.

Habitat Type: Vernal pool.

Behavior Observed: Swimming/forging.

Description: Larval forms.

Additional Comments:

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

Date

June 12, 2016 12:48 PM EDT

Description

Number of Individuals Seen: 1

Weather Conditions: 11 degrees C. Overcast.

Habitat Type: Forest.

Behavior Observed: Under cover (log).

Description: Juvenile.

Additional Comments:

View all observations

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.

Logo eee 15px

Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software