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Mole Salamanders
Ambystomatidae

Blue Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma laterale
Livingston Co., MI

Blue Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma laterale
Livingston Co., MI

Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma maculatum

Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma maculatum

Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma maculatum

Spotted Salamander
Ambystoma maculatum

Ambystoma laterale &
A. tigrinum metamorphs

Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma tigrinum
metamorph

Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma tigrinum
metamorph
regenerating limb

Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma tigrinum

Deformed Salamander Leg

Tiger Salamander Larva
Ambystoma tigrinum
Livingston Co., MI
Giant Salamanders
Cryptobranchidae

The Hellbender
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
Pacific Giant Salamanders
Dicamptodontidae

Metamorphosed Dicamptodon tenebrosus
Plethodontidae
-Desmognathinae

Seal Salamander
Desmognathus monticola

Mountain Dusky Salamander
Desmognathus ochrophaeus
Allegheny County, NY
Plethodontidae
-Plethodontinae
---Bolitoglossini

California Slender
Salamander
Batrachoseps
attenuatus

California Slender
Salamander
Batrachoseps
attenuatus

Gabilan Mountains
Slender
Salamander
Batrachoseps
gavilanensis

Shasta Salamander
Hydromantes shastae

Hydromantes platycephalus

Hydromantes platycephalus
habitat
Plethodontidae
-Plethodontinae
---Hemidactyliini

Two-Lined Salamander
Eurycea bislineata
Allegheny County, NY

Two-Lined Salamander
Eurycea bislineata
Allegheny County, NY

Two-Lined Salamander
Eurycea bislineata

Four-Toed Salamander
Hemidactylium scutatum

Four-Toed Salamander
Hemidactylium scutatum

Spring Salamander
Gyrinophilus porphyriticaus

Tennessee Cave Salamander
Gyrinophilus palleucus
Plethodontidae
-Plethodontinae
---Plethodontini

Green Salamander
Aneides aeneus

Arboreal
Salamander
Aneides lugubris

Wandering Salamander
Aneides vagrans

Wandering Salamander
Aneides vagrans

The Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii
Napa County, CA

The Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii
Napa County, CA

The Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii
Napa County, CA

The Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii
Shasta County, CA

The Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii
Santa Cruz Co., CA

The Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii
Santa Cruz Co., CA

Redback Salamander
Plethodon cinereus
guarding her eggs

Redback Salamander
"leadback phase"
Plethodon cinereus

Redback Salamander
Plethodon cinereus

Redback Salamander
Plethodon cinereus

Yonahlossee Salamander
Plethodon yonahlossee

Slimy Salamander
Plethodon glutinosus
Rhyacotritonidae
Torrent Salamander
Rhyacotriton variegatus
Newts
Salamandridae

Rough Skinned Newt
Taricha granulosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

California Newt
Taricha torosa

Eastern Newt
Notophthalmus viridescens
Livingston Co., MI

Eastern Newt
Notophthalmus viridescens
Livingston Co., MI

Eastern Newt
Notophthalmus viridescens
Livingston Co., MI

Eastern Newt
Notophthalmus viridescens
Livingston Co., MI

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    Some interesting outside links:

  • Amphibia Web
  • Videos of salamanders feeding
  • California Herps: Salamanders
  • Caudata.org, a website with a wealth of information on salamanders, and how to maintain them in captivity