genus Ambystoma

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Noun1.genus Ambystoma - type genus of the Ambystomatidaegenus Ambystoma - 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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Salamanders in the genus Ambystoma are found throughout North America and typically serve as the top predators in fishless wetlands (Petranka, 1998).
Embryonic temperature tolerance and rate of development in some salamanders of the genus Ambystoma. Herpetologica, 28: 126-130.
Although many key identification features are no longer visible, there are enough clues remaining to suggest that this was a larval salamander belonging to the genus Ambystoma, also called mole salamanders (Powassan is well within the Ontario range of this genetically complex group of amphibians).