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Marbled Salamander

Ambystoma opacum

Description:

A stocky salamander. This individual showed a lot more white coloring than typical Marbled Salamanders.

Habitat:

Vernal pool area in scrubby Holly/Oak dominated forest.

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6 Comments

Matt Hampel
Matt Hampel 5 years ago

The bands on females tend to be more grey while the banding on males tends to be more bold and white. I'm gonna have to guess this one is male, lol!

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Is this a male or female? I can't remember how you told me to tell them apart, but this one is so weird looking I'm not sure it would matter if I remembered haha

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 5 years ago

Wow! I have never heard of this one. Very nice.

Beauty !

Alex Salcedo
Alex Salcedo 5 years ago

Beautiful spotting

Awesome capture Matt,beautiful speciem,congrats and thanks for sharing

Matt Hampel
Spotted by
Matt Hampel

New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jan 5, 2015
Submitted on Jan 5, 2015

Spotted for Mission

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