Mole salamander

The Mole salamander is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The mole salamanders (genus Ambystoma) are a group of salamanders endemic to North America, the only genus in the family Ambystomatidae. More

All mole salamanders are oviparous and lay large eggs in clumps in the water. Their fully aquatic larvae are branchiate, with 3 pairs of external gills behind their head and above their gill slits. More

salamanders are the only species of mole salamander in our area which migrate to breeding pools in autumn). More

Although the mole salamander, Ambystoma talpoideum, is fairly common in the Coastal Plain of South Carolina and Georgia. Adults are nondescript, usually having a fairly uniform ground color that ranges from a muted bluish-gray to nearly black. Mole salamanders rarely get larger than 4. More

Overview Mole salamanders (genusGenusIn biology, a genus is a taxonomic unit used in the classification of living and fossil organisms. The term comes from Latin genus "descent, family, type, gender" , cognate with – genos, "race, stock, kin" .. More

The Mole Salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum) is a species of salamander found in much of the eastern and central United States, from Florida to Texas, north to Illinois, east to Kentucky, with an isolated population in Virginia. More

mole salamander - brownish-black burrowing salamander of southeastern United StatesAmbystoma talpoideumambystomid, ambystomid salamander - small to moderate-sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander How to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to More

Adult mole salamanders somewhat resemble Mabee's salamander; however Mabee's salamander has 13 costal grooves and a relatively smaller head. Adults migrate to water to breed in late fall or early winter and then return to land the following spring. More

specialist, found the mole salamanders last week in a Posey County swamp. "This was a purely accidental finding," MacGowan said. "We were actually trapping for a different amphibian, and we caught this little guy in one of our traps. More

The Mole Salamander is common to locally abundant in the Sandhills and Coastal Plain regions. Tennessee lists this salamander as in need of management and North Carolina and Virginia list it as a species of special concern. More

The Mole Salamander is one of the smaller members of the family Ambystomatidae, attaining lengths around 4 inches. The general coloration varies from a dark brown to black background color with white, gray, or silver flecking. More

The mole salamanders (Family Ambystomatidae) are found only in North America. Like other members of the Order Caudata, they have slender bodies, long tails and distinct body regions with arms and legs of about the same size. More

around ponds which mole salamanders use for breeding. Call (508) 792-7270 ext. 200 for more details about how you can become involved in the vernal pool certification program in Massachusetts. More

another mole salamander, Jefferson's, forming a confusing complex of combinations. It often takes an expert, and/or DNA samples, to tell what percent of each species these hybrids are made up of. More

Adult Mole Salamanders can take either terrestrial or gilled (aquatic) form. The terrestrial, non-gilled adults are stocky with short tails and limbs, and have a large head. More

mole salamander family, it is the Mole Salamander. Mole Salamanders, like the moles they are named for, are chunky and dark and are very good burrowers. Look for them from December to February. More

Mole salamanders eat slugs and other small invertebrates, but they prefer a diet of worms. More

The mole salamanders are so named because most of their life is spent beneath the leaf litter and underground in burrows. Come late winter/ early spring the Spotted Sallies emerge from the ground to converge in vernal pools. More

The mole salamander is designated a “species of special concern,” according to the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Though it’s not endangered, it could become so because of population decline or loss of habitat. More

The Mole Salamander is one of the lunged salamanders that burrows under the earth and disappears during the warm, dry months. More

The neotenic form of the mole salamander lives in permanent ponds that don’t have fish. They may not live in ponds with fish because the fish eat them. More

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as mole salamanders, but it is Ambystoma talpoideum that is known commonly as the mole salamander. Like the mole for which it is named, this salamander spends a great deal of its life underground. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Ambystoma
Species : talpoideum
Authority : (Holbrook, 1838)