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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Recently completed pond restoration work means more water will be retained in the ponds through the rainy season, benefitting the Santa Cruz long-toed salamander and federally threatened California tiger salamander. Photo Credit: Ashley Spratt/USFWS.
Distribution, habitats and life-history variation in the tiger Salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum, in east-central and southeast Arizona.
Wilson, "The properties of single cones isolated from the tiger salamander retina," Journal of Physiology, vol.
Ranchers who participate in this program have assurances they will incur no extra regulatory obligations under the ESA if they restore and maintain ponds and surrounding uplands in a way that benefits the red-legged frog and the tiger salamander.
Though the lineages of barred tiger salamanders and the California tigers split some 5 million years ago, the species cross-breed in the Salinas Valley, according to Benjamin M.
"They don't have to preserve 400,000 acres for the tiger salamander," he says, adding that "with nearly 200,000 acres preserved, the [federal government] is the biggest landowner in 19 counties."
The tiger salamander is widely distributed across the northern United States and occurs throughout South Dakota, although a few counties lack museum records.
Iridoviruses(a,b) of herpetofauna (34) Host Virus(c) Amphibian iridoviruses Frog virus 3 Leopard frog (Rana pipiens) considered type for sympatric isolates frog virus 1, 2, 9-23 Red-spotted new eft T6-20 Notophthalamus viridescens) Bullfrog Tadpole edema virus (Rana catesbeiana) Edible frog (Rana esculenta) Rana esculenta iridovirus Ornate burrowing frog Bohle iridovirus (Limnodynastes ornatus) Cane toad (Bufo marinus) Gutapo iridovirus Common frog Rana UK virus (Rana temporaria) Common toad (Bufo bufo) Bufo UK virus Red-legged frog larvae Redwood Creek virus (Rana aurora) Tiger salamander (Ambystoma A.
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.
Functional design of the feeding mechanism in lower vertebrates: unidirectional and bidirectional flow-systems in the tiger salamander. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 88:277-290.
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.