spotted salamander


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spotted salamander

n.
A North American salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) having a black or dark gray body with two rows of yellow spots along the back.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spotted salamander - glossy black North American salamander with yellow spotsspotted salamander - glossy black North American salamander with yellow spots
ambystomid, ambystomid salamander - small to moderate-sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander
2.spotted salamander - European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spotsspotted salamander - European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots
genus Salamandra, Salamandra - type genus of the Salamandridae
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
Translations
Feuersalamander
References in classic literature ?
Or I was attracted by the passage of wild pigeons from this wood to that, with a slight quivering winnowing sound and carrier haste; or from under a rotten stump my hoe turned up a sluggish portentous and outlandish spotted salamander, a trace of Egypt and the Nile, yet our contemporary.
Bistro executive chef Wes Fulmer and Spotted Salamander owner and executive chef Jessica Shillato.
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).
And another spotted salamander!" On a busy night, I have to work hard to keep up with the sightings.
Recently laid olm eggs in Slovenia's Postojna Cave took about seven weeks to start forming a nervous system; a common spotted salamander takes about one.
USING SPOTTED SALAMANDER EMBRYOS AS MODELS FOR ASSESSING ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICITY OF HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM.
Indeed, the newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) and the spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) have not recently been found at the site and may very well be extirpated here.
Other experiments selected to fly with Bodzianowski's microbrewery look into the developmental effects of microgravity on the spotted salamander, how microgravity changes calcium absorption in bones, crystal formation on the station and seven other selected experiments.
2002: Color pattern asymmetry as a correlate of habitat disturbance in spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum).--Journal of Herpetology 36: 129-133.
At the same time, just a few miles away, my young son and I are out in the rainy night to find the spotted salamander. This is a yearly ritual, undertaken with raincoats and flashlights, when we leave our comfortable house, the comfortable college town where I teach, to experience some wildlife.
Salamander hosts include the spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) from Arkansas and Texas (McAllister et al.