Necturus maculosus

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Noun1.Necturus maculosus - aquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gillsNecturus maculosus - aquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gills
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
genus Necturus, Necturus - a genus of Proteidae
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It supports populations of the state endangered eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus), state threatened Kirtland's watersnake (Clonophis kirtlandii), black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) and Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus).
The mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus maculosus) is a fully aquatic salamander with a range that spans the Great Lakes region.
Autocrine and paracrine role during spermatogenesis: studies in Squalus acanthias and Necturus maculosus. Journal of Experimental Zoology A, v.
The effect of the injection of thyroid extract on the polynuclear count in a perennibranchiate amphibian (Necturus maculosus).
Effect of temperature on sprint performance in the frog Xenopus laevis and the salamander Necturus maculosus. Copeia 1982:695-698.
Simpsonaias ambigua was found in a limited reach of Symmes Creek mostly under flat boulders where numerous mud puppies (Necturus maculosus) also were found.
Some people mistake the similar looking mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus) for the hellbender.
Of the salamanders whose ranges include the study site, Hemidactylium scutatum (four-toed salamander) and Necturus maculosus (mudpuppy) were not collected.
These neotenic forms are often confused with the mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus), but the five toes on the bind foot of tiger salamanders, compared to four in the mudpuppy, easily distinguishes them.
Howard (1951) reported metamorphosis of the salamander mussel Simpsonaias ambigua on mud-puppies (Necturus maculosus), and found nonmetamorphosed glochidia of the washboard Megalonaias nervosa on them as well.