mole salamander


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Related to mole salamander: Ambystomatidae, spotted salamander
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Noun1.mole salamander - brownish-black burrowing salamander of southeastern United Statesmole salamander - brownish-black burrowing salamander of southeastern United States
ambystomid, ambystomid salamander - small to moderate-sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander
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Semlitsch RD: Terrestrial activity and summer home range of the mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum).
The mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum) is one of the few animal species said to be facultatively paedomorphic, meaning it can exhibit either a complex life cycle (CLC) by undergoing metamorphosis, or a simple life-cycle (SLC) by achieving sexual maturity as a larva, making A, talpoideum an ideal species for the study of life-cycle evolution (I).
The small-mouth salamander (Ambystoma texanum, ISUVC #4089) is the only mole salamander we captured.
The eggs, found in roughly 8,000 cubic feet of water, belong to wood frogs and, most likely, yellow spotted mole salamanders, neither of which is an endangered species, Mr.