Ambystomatidae


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Related to Ambystomatidae: tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum
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Noun1.Ambystomatidae - New World salamandersAmbystomatidae - New World salamanders    
amphibian family - any family of amphibians
Caudata, order Caudata, order Urodella, Urodella - salamanders; newts; congo snakes
Ambystoma, genus Ambystoma - type genus of the Ambystomatidae
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The neotenic amphibians are species that present a phyletically truncated development with absence of a complete metamorphosis, as well known in Ambystomatidae family (Reilly & Brandon, 1994), this species of ambystomatidae like mole salamanders retaining larval characteristics, what has been described as an adaptation to aquatic life (Reilly & Brandon).
those in the family Ambystomatidae, Owens et al, 2008) due to the plethodontids reliance on sustained moist conditions for dermal respiration.
Field observations on the salamanders (Caudata: Ambystomatidae, Plethodontidae) of Nevado de Toluca, Mexico.
E O T 0 0 Centrarchidae Micropterus E C M 0 1 salmoides Ambystomatidae Ambystoma N C S 1 1 dumerilii * Family Species 1950s 1990s 2000s 2010s Cyprinidae Algansea lacustris 1 1 1 1 Cyprinus carpio 0 1 1 1 Ctenopharyngodon 0 1 1 0 idella Goodeidae Allotoca dugesii 1 1 1 0 Allotoca diazi 1 1 1 1 Alloophorus 1 1 1 1 robustus Goodea atripinnis 1 1 1 1 Skiffia lermae 1 1 0 0 Atherinopsidae Chirostoma spp.
Most of these paedomorphic species belong to the Family Ambystomatidae, and paedomorphic species are either obligatory paedomorphs or facultative paedomorphs.
The most complex condition, found in the Ambystomatidae, Hynobiidae, Proteidae, Salamandridae, and Siren idae, consists of the following ducts leading from the testes sequentially: the vasa efferentia, Bidder's duct (longitudinal collecting duct), afferent epididymal ducts, and efferent epididymal ducts.
Entre los anfibios de la familia Ambystomatidae, la especie que mas se ha utilizado como objeto de estudio es Ambystoma mexicanum, con innumerables trabajos en biologia del desarrollo y en evolucion; se conoce que los miembros de esta familia presentan una fertilizacion interna y la ovoposicion de huevos es dentro del agua y de manera estacional, anual o bianual, excepto en Ambystoma ordinarium que se reproduce durante todo el ano (Salthe 1969, Anderson & Worthington 1971).
Species expected Common name F R M N Caudata Ambystomatidae Ambystoma jefjersonianum Jefferson's salamander X X A.
Key words: Ambystoma talpoideum, Ambystomatidae, harmonic radar detection, mole salamanders, terrestrial habitat, reflector tag, tracking