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Jeffersons Salamander

Ambystoma jeffersonianum

Description:

Typically dark gray, brown or black on it's back but a lighter shade on the underside. Slender with a wide nose and long toes. Adult size usually falls between 5" to 7".

Habitat:

Damp lowland areas usually under stones, logs or leaf litter.

Notes:

Interbreeds with blue spotted salamanders creating two hybrid female only species.

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Indiana, USA

Lat: 38.07, Long: -87.51

Spotted on Apr 11, 2010
Submitted on Apr 11, 2010

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