Ambystoma

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Related to mole salamander: Ambystomatidae, spotted salamander

Ambystoma

[am′bis·tə·mə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A genus of common salamanders; the type genus of the family Ambystomatidae.
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Retention rate of tags implanted in mole salamanders ranged from 14-60 days, with a mean ([+ or -] SE) retention time of 42.
Mole salamanders burrow an average of 3-4 cm below the soil surface (1).
182]Ta wire tags implanted into mole salamanders (12).
Our 60-day tag retention study indicates that use of subcutaneously implanted reflector tags on mole salamanders may not be an effective method for tag attachment without further improvement.