Definition of Spotted salamander
1. Noun. Glossy black North American salamander with yellow spots.
2. Noun. European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots.
Group relationships: Genus Salamandra, Salamandra
Generic synonyms: Salamander
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spotted Salamander
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. ..."