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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Population structure of Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium in Playa Wetlands: land use influence and variations in polymorphism.
Combined effects of atrazine and chloropyrifos on susceptibility of the tiger salamander to Ambystoma tigrinum virus.
S = success, U = unknown, F = failure, and I = invasive Species Common Name Result Alytes muletensis Mallorcan Midwife Toad S, U Ambystoma tigrinum Tiger Salamander S Bufo baxteri Wyoming Toad S, F Bufo calamita Natterjack Toad S, F Bufo lemur Puerto Rican Crested Toad S, U Bufo marinus Marine Toad S, I Chirixalus romeri Romer's Tree Frog S Dendrobates auratus Green and Black Dart Frog S, I Desmognathus quadramaculatus Black-bellied Salamander S Hyla arborea European Treefrog S, U Litoria raniformis Green and Gold Frog S, U Nectrusmaculosus Mudpuppy S Rana catesbeiana Bullfrog S, I Rana dalmatina Agile Frog S, U Rana Tarahumarae Tarahumara Frog S,U Xenopus laevis (African Clawed Frog S, I Species Authors Alytes muletensis Bloxam, et al.
Probably reflecting the same factors above are Ambystoma maculatum, which is absent from the same five counties in the Midland-Saginaw Bay area and from Monroe County in extreme southeastern Michigan, and Ambystoma tigrinum, found only in the bottom three tiers of counties in Region I (except for St.
Distribution, habitats, and life history variation in the tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum, in east-central and south-east Arizona.
Iteroparity in the variable environment of the salamander Ambystoma tigrinum, Ecology, 88:891-903.
FJ433873; and Ambystoma tigrinum stebbensi virus, GenBank accession no.
Sexual behavior, sexual interference and sexual defense in the salamanders Ambystoma maculatum, Ambystoma tigrinum, and Plethodon jordani.
Fitzpatrick and Shaffer (2004) have proven hybridization between Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium and A.
We also collected Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum, Plethodon cinereus, Notophthalmus viridescens viridescens, Pseudacris crucifer, P.
Madison DM and Farrand III L: Habitat use during breeding and emigration in radio-implanted tiger salamanders, Ambystoma tigrinum.