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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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Secondary production of tiger salamanders (Ambystoma tigrinum) in three North Dakota prairie lakes.
Spatial and temporal patterns of Ambystoma tigrinum virus (ATV) prevalence in Tiger Salamanders Ambystoma tigrinum nebulosum.
Atrazine increases ranavirus susceptibility in the tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum. Ecol Appl 16:2325-2332.
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.
Seven species occur throughout the state (Ambystoma tigrinum, Bufo cognatus, Pseudacris triseriata, Rana pipiens, Heterodon nasicus, Thamnophis radix, and Chrysemys picta).
Species with higher P values tended to be those with fewer populations spread over a larger number of pond categories (e.g., Ambystoma tigrinum).
To address these questions, we have chosen to compare alterations in calcium levels in Muller cells isolated from an amphibian (the neotenous tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum), and an elasmobranch (the skate, Raja ocelatta and R.
I estimated morph- and sex-specific fitness in a Colorado population of the facultatively paedomorphic tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum nebulosum.
Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis) skin booties, hand-stitched (why not?) in picturesque sweatshops by single mothers grateful for the job, encase Kate's feet while earrings of Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) skin shimmer against her cheek.
(2007) found that more females of Ambystoma tigrinum skipped reproduction during dry years.
FJ433873; and Ambystoma tigrinum stebbensi virus, GenBank accession no.