Spotted Salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Summary 2

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 Ohio and 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.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Travis W. Reeder, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1640459
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambystoma_maculatum

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Status Native