Amphibians

Reptiles

Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)

Description


Habitats

Mixed pine-hardwood forests, bottomlands and oak forests.


Habits and Life History

Breeds from January to March in shallow forest pools, ditches and fish less ponds near wooded areas.


Prey and Hunting Techniques


Temperament and Defense


Conservation


State Distribution and Abundance


Gallery

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Contributors

Tobin Fulmer


Bibliography

  • Behler, J. L., and F. W. King. 1979 (1987). The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd ed. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 743 pp.
  • Conant, R., and J. T. Collins. 1998. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. 3rd ed., Expanded. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 616 pp.
  • Trauth, S. E., H. W. Robison, and M. V. Plummer. 2004. Amphibians and Reptiles of Arkansas. University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville. 421 pp.

Discussion

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