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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I also discovered several new mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum) locales on Walden's Ridge in Hamilton and Marion counties during Autumn searches (Fig.
Enclosed is what I believe to be a spotted mole salamander. I found it dead in our driveway on December 21, 2005.
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).
Life history aspects of paedogenic populations of the mole salamander, Ambystoma talpoideum.
Family Ambystomatidae.--The small-mouth salamander (Ambystoma texanum, ISUVC #4089) is the only mole salamander we captured.
These six species are mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum), tiger salamander (A.
Two local populations of the mole salamander Ambystoma talpoideum (Caudata: Ambystomatidae) were previously found to have similar phenotypic values for per capita fecundity and life-history pathway (paedomorphosis and metamorphosis), but to have different genetic bases for those traits (Harris et al.
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.
Flatwoods salamanders are a type of amphibian often known as "mole salamanders" because they spend much of their life burrowed underground.