Ambystoma


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Ambystoma

[am′bis·tə·mə]
(vertebrate zoology)
A genus of common salamanders; the type genus of the family Ambystomatidae.
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No individuals of the Northwestern Salamander (Ambystoma gracile) were encountered at any site over the course of this study.
Las muestras de hisopos recogidos de Ambystoma mexicanum en semicautiverio mostraron un 75% de positivos (9/12) para el hongo quitrido mediante el diagnostico de nPCR (Cuadro 3).
Unisexual (all female) Ambystoma salamanders produce offspring using a special form of reproduction known as kleptogenesis, in which insemination by a sexual male species is necessary to trigger egg development, but the male's genome is often not incorporated into the zygote.
Experiment 2: response to kairomones after learning.--Marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum) larvae were collected (n = 20) from an ephemeral pool in Jefferson County, Indiana.
When Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and The Who were playing at the Monterey Pop Festival in June 1967, just down the road the Santa Cruz long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum croceum) was struggling to survive.
In Mexico, 8 of the 18 (44%) species of salamanders in the genus Ambystoma are critically endangered, and another 3 species are considered endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (The International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species, Version 2014.2; www.iucnredlist.
Species I have recorded in the larger Stemler Karst Natural Area that were not detected in SCNP include Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum), Eastern Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum), Prairie Kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster), Smooth Earthsnake (Virginia valeriae) and Eastern Musk Turtle (Sternotherus odoratus).
The Spotted Salamander, Ambystoma maculatum, is a common mole salamander found in several southeastern and northeastern states.
This is an easy hike, passing interesting geologic and man-made features, and now is the time of year that the Opacum Land Trust's namesake, the rare marbled salamander, Ambystoma Opacum, makes its appearance in these woods.
The spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) usually inhabit in forests in southern Turkish provinces of Hatay, Adana and KahramanmaraE-, says Erol Atay, Assistant Head of Department of Zoology from Hatay Mustafa Kemal University.
Geckos were obtained from Serpi&Co (Crespellano, Bologna, Italy), larval Ambystoma tigrinum from Charles D.