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Mole Salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum)

Created: January 30th, 2018 - 04:40 PM
Last Modified: January 30th, 2018 - 07:21 PM
Entered by: D H
Record 293784
Country:
United States
State:
South Carolina
County:
Aiken County
Time:
2018-01-30 19:38:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
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Method:
Road cruising
Habitat:
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Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
56.00F
Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Showers
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
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Barometric Pressure:
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Comments

Posted by Nathan Richendollar on Jan 30, 2018 at 08:22 PM

Yes, you're right. That second pic shows it's definitely a talpodideum. The Lackawanna County, PA thing threw me for a loop. These guys obviously don't get that far north. Good find!

Posted by D H on Jan 30, 2018 at 04:55 PM

This was taken in Sc other day, was told it was a mole salamander

Posted by Nathan Richendollar on Jan 30, 2018 at 04:53 PM

This is a Jefferson Salamander, which is a member of the "Mole Salamander" group.