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Blotched Tiger Salamander -
Ambystoma mavortium melanostictum

(Baird, 1860)

(= Ambystoma tigrinum melanostictum )






Range Map
Approximate Range of Ambystoma mavortium - Western Tiger Salamander

Orange = A. m. diaboli - Gray Tiger Salamander

Red = A. m. mavortium - Barred Tiger Salamander

Green = A. m. melanostictum - Blotched Tiger Salamander

Blue = A. m. nebulosum - Arizona Tiger Salamander

Fuchsia = A. m. stebbinsi - Sonoran Tiger Salamander

Gray = Intergrade Range

Yellow = Range of introduced or unknown subspecies

(Complete range and subspecies information in Mexico not known.)







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Adult, Idaho © John Huffman Large larva, removed from water temporarily to show color. Wyoming
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Large larvae, underwater, 7,000 ft. Wyoming
 
Ambystoma mavortium from the intergrade zone of A. m. melanostictum and A. m. nebulosum
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Neotenic adults, Wasatch Mountains, 9,875 ft. Salt Lake County, Utah © Mark Gary
     
Habitat
Cope's Giant Salamander habitat
Habitat, lake in the Wasatch Mountains, 9875 ft. Salt Lake County, Utah © Mark Gary
Blotched Tiger Salamander habitat Blotched Tiger Salamander habitat  
Habitat, 7,000 ft., Wyoming Habitat, 7,000 ft., Wyoming  
 
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