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  • French
    • salamandre maculĂ©e
  • 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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ladycowvet

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May 5, 2016 03:08 PM EDT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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neilvinson

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May 5, 2016 12:20 PM ADT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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calloftheloon

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May 5, 2016 02:04 PM EDT

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Vernal pool

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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nph5088

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April 20, 2016 01:00 PM EDT

Description

egg mass coated with gel-like substance around entire mass, about size of softball

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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nph5088

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April 20, 2016 01:00 PM EDT

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yellow spots, body is gray/brownish, belly is slate-gray, large and dark eyes

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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nph5088

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April 16, 2016 12:00 PM EDT

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yellow spots, body is gray/brownish, belly is slate-gray, large and dark eyes

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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treeder86

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April 30, 2016

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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eandrews

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March 28, 2014 09:17 PM EDT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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joshualincoln

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April 22, 2016

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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eandrews

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March 10, 2016 07:30 PM EST

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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eandrews

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March 12, 2013 08:31 PM EDT

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Yellow-Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum

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krosenthal

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March 31, 2006 08:08 PM EST
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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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