Spotted salamander

Spotted salamander

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Genus
SPECIES
Ambystoma maculatum
WEIGHT
12.84 g
LENGTH
150-250 mm

The spotted salamander or yellow-spotted salamander is a mole salamander common in 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, the only known example of vertebrate cells hosting an endosymbiont microbe .

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No

Nocturnal

Ca

Carnivore

In

Insectivores

Pl

Planktivore

Na

Natatorial

Te

Terrestrial

Ov

Oviparous

Bu

Burrowing

Fo

Fossorial

Br

Brumation

Po

Polygynandry

Po

Polygamy

Po

Poisonous

So

Solitary

Ae

Aestivation

Hi

Hibernating

No

Not a migrant

S

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Spotted salamander habitat map

Climate zones

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
BABY CARRYING
100 to 370

References

1. Spotted salamander Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spotted_salamander
2. Spotted salamander on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59064/56540295

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