Species Description

Taxonomy:

The species common name is California tiger salamander.The scientific name is Ambystoma Californiense. species classification kingdom Animalia phylum Ambystomatidae Genus Ambystoma species Californiense order Caudata family Ambystomatidae genus Ambystoma species Californiense. My species got its name Ambystoma got its name meaning blunt mouth.

My species is a member of the mole salamander (Ambystomatidae). 


 

Species Description:


Lustrous black with large yellow spots and bars often not present along the middle of the black south coast individuals may have a few spots and a cream band on the lower side. The body is stout with a short rounded head small eyes and a trail that is flatten side to side.




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Information and Media Sources:

www.californiaherps.org/salamander
en.wikipedia.com/tiger salamander
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