tiger salamander

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tiger salamander

[′tī·gər ¦sal·ə‚man·dər]
(vertebrate zoology)
Ambystoma tigrinum. A salamander in the family Ambystomatidae, found in a variety of subspecific forms from Canada to Mexico and over most of the United States; lives in arid and humid regions, and is the only salamander in much of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains.
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Starting with salamanders, there are only isolated finds of Ambystoma tigrinum in the area.
Relative to salamanders, a single, mainly larval population of Ambystoma tigrinum from Alger County represents the only record of this species in the Upper Peninsula.
Atrazine increases ranavirus susceptibility in the tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum.
Combined effects of atrazine and chloropyrifos on susceptibility of the tiger salamander to Ambystoma tigrinum virus.
One would expect Ambystoma laterale complex animals, Ambystoma maculatum, and Ambystoma tigrinum to occur at this general latitude in Michigan (see Harding 1997).
Metacercariae of Clinostomum attenuatum in Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium, Bufo cognatus and Spea multiplicata from west Texas.
Seven salamander species (Ambystoma jeffersonianum, Ambystoma laterale, Ambystoma maculaturn, Ambystoma texanum, Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum, Ambystoma unisexual hybrids, and Notophthalmus viridescens viridescens) and five anuran species (Bufo americanus, Pseudacris crucifer, Pseudacris triseriata triseriata, Rana pipiens and Rana sylvatica) were captured during spring trapping.
27) demonstrated that water containing Ambystoma tigrinum virus-infected Ambystoma became uninfective after 2 weeks at 25 [degrees] C, and and epizootics of Ambystoma tigrinum virus and regina ranavirus often followed periods of cold weather (27,36).
The one vertebra (12525) is badly damaged, but it is clearly like Ambystoma tigrinum based on its relatively large size and upswept neural arch (Holman, 1969).
Interactions of gonadal steroids and pesticides (DDT, DDE) on gonaduct growth in larval tiger salamanders, Ambystoma tigrinum.
Ambystoma tigrinum is a facultative paedomorph, meaning it can exhibit either the metamorphic or paedomorphic state upon maturity.
In a recent study, the interactions of gonadal steroids and pesticides (DDT, DDE) on gonaduct growth in larval tiger salamanders, Ambystoma tigrinum, were examined (55).