Ambystoma


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Related to Ambystoma: Ambystoma maculatum, Ambystoma mexicanum

Ambystoma

[am′bis·tə·mə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A genus of common salamanders; the type genus of the family Ambystomatidae.
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Atrazine increases ranavirus susceptibility in the tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum.
Williams PK: Seasonal movements and population dynamics of four sympatric mole salamanders, genus Ambystoma.
Of the three species of Ambystoma taken at Dave's Pond, the small-mouthed salamander was by far the most numerous.
The Spotted Salamander, Ambystoma maculatum, is common throughout forests of eastern North America.
Because of this and the overall size of the vertebra (see below) SEKI-20167 does not belong to Ambystoma (mole salamanders, Ambystomatidae) or Diacamptodon (giant salamanders, Dicamptodontidae [Dicamptodontinae of Frost et al.
Separating population structure from population history: a cladistic analysis of the geographical distribution of mitochondrial DNA haplotypes in the tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum.
Ambystoma laterale Hallowell, 1856, Blue-spotted Salamander (I, II, III, IV)
The objective of this study was to characterize the biological actions of methoprene acid (MA), a metabolite of the insecticide methoprene, on a developing axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum, and to assess levels of developmental stability following treatment of embryos and hatchlings.
Recent research (Irscbick and Shaffer 1997, Shaffer and McKnight 1996) has questioned the taxonomic status of Ambystoma tigrinum, suggesting that the eastern tiger salamander is a distinct species separate from the other recognized forms.
These studies need to be at least 7-10 consecutive years to detect biologically meaningful trends in long-lived species such as pond-breeding salamanders of the genus Ambystoma (Sexton and others 1998; Pechmann personal communication).
POPULATION DYNAMICS FOR TWO POPULATIONS OF AMBYSTOMA MACULATUM.
The lack of ambystomatid salamanders (Ambystoma laterale complex, Ambystoma maculatum, and Ambystoma tigrinum) is of considerable interest.