Definition of Spotted salamander

1. Noun. Glossy black North American salamander with yellow spots.

Exact synonyms: Ambystoma Maculatum
Generic synonyms: Ambystomid, Ambystomid Salamander



2. Noun. European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots.
Exact synonyms: Fire Salamander, Salamandra Maculosa
Group relationships: Genus Salamandra, Salamandra
Generic synonyms: Salamander

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spotted Salamander

spotted dragonet
spotted dragonets
spotted eagle ray
spotted eagle rays
spotted fever
spotted flycatcher
spotted gum
spotted hemlock
spotted hyena
spotted lynx
spotted nothura
spotted nothuras
spotted owl
spotted ray
spotted redshank
spotted salamander (current term)
spotted sandpiper
spotted sea trout
spotted sickness
spotted skunk
spotted squeateague
spotted sunfish
spotted water hemlock
spotted weakfish
spotted wolffish
spottedness
spotter
spotters
spottier
spotties

Literary usage of Spotted salamander

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Popular Science Monthly (1912)
"Salamandra maculosa is a yellow-spotted salamander of the lowlands which lays its eggs in running brooks. When kept away from the water the female ..."

2. Public School Methods (1921)
"(b) THE LARGE spotted salamander. This species is black, with orange spots on each ... spotted salamander ..."

3. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1890)
"Large spotted salamander. Crimson-spotted Triton. ... Smaller spotted salamander. Lead colored; one or two series of small yellow spots on sides; ..."

4. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"spotted salamander, Amblystoma punctatum. Length, six to seven inches; color, ... Eggs of the spotted salamander will often be brought in by the children. ..."

5. Nature Study and Life by Clifton Fremont Hodge (1902)
"In rainy weather it makes excursions on land. spotted salamander, A ... Eggs of the spotted salamander will often be brought in by the children. ..."

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