Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Spotted salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Description:

A robust mole salamander featuring two rows of offset yellow spots on the dorsum. The spots closest to the head are usually orange or reddish.

Habitat:

Fossorial. Woodlands near water. Breed in winter in vernal pools

Notes:

The spotted salamander is the official State Amphibian of South Carolina. Four individuals were found on this date.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

paige.hembling
paige.hembling 8 years ago

Super cool

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Wonderful salamander!

JackieHolmesBurns
Spotted by
JackieHolmesBurns

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 1, 2013
Submitted on Mar 3, 2013

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team