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Noun1.Ambystoma - type genus of the AmbystomatidaeAmbystoma - type genus of the Ambystomatidae  
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
Ambystomatidae, family Ambystomatidae - New World salamanders
ambystomid, ambystomid salamander - small to moderate-sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander
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An additional 25 amphibian observations were made in other regions of Southeast Alaska, including 4 specimens of the Long-toed Salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum) and 2 specimens of the Pacific Chorus Frog (Pseudacris regilla) at Ward Lake, Revillagigedo Island.
Ademas, fueron consideradas muestras de individuos de Ambystoma mexicanum, los cuales se encontraban en tanques mantenidos a la intemperie a los que se les proveia de agua de los canales del lago de Xochimilco sin ningun tratamiento previo; estos individuos fueron considerados del ambiente humedal, debido al uso directo del agua del lago.
That is, they degrade rather than enhance habitat -- not only causing plant mortality but also threatening ecological investments intended to improve habitat for vulnerable species such as coyote ceanothus (Ceanothus ferrisiae), California tiger salamanders (Ambystoma californiense), California red-legged frogs (Rana draytonii) and mission blue butterflies (Aricia icarioides missionensis).
Cladistic comparisons of mitochondrial DNA and nuclear DNA in Ambystoma barbouri and Ambystoma texanum phylogeography.
Liver histological changes and lipid peroxidation in the amphibian Ambystoma mexicanum induced by sediment elutriates from the Lake Xochimilco.
Role of Local Adaptation in the Unique Reproduction Mode of Unisexual Ambystoma Salamanders.
In a second experiment, marbled salamander larvae (Ambystoma opacum) were trained via classical conditioning (e.g., a learning event) to fear a natural predator, and the variation in behavior among these clutches in response to exposure to kairomones from that predator alone was then evaluated.
Other species captured during our study included southern two-lined salamander (Euiycea cirrigera), northern slimy salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens), marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum), Jefferson salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum), spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum), long-tailed salamander (Eurycea longicauda longicauda), and Northern dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus).