Ambystoma laterale Hallowell, 1856

Blue-spotted Salamander

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Amphibian

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Amphibia

Order: Caudata

Family: Ambystomatidae

Genus: Ambystoma

Species: Ambystoma laterale

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
CT - State Endangered (for diploid populations)
CT - State Special Concern (for the complex)
MA - State Special Concern (for the complex)
NH - State Special Concern
VT - State Special Concern
CT WAP (2015) - GCN (Most Important) (diploid)
CT WAP (2015) - GCN (Very Important) (complex)
MA SWAP (2015) - SGCN
ME WAP (2015) - SGCN (Tier 2 - High Priority)
NH WAP (2015) - SGCN
VT Draft WAP (Sept. 2015) - SGCN (Medium Priority)

LIFE HISTORY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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PHOTOS OF Ambystoma laterale

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