Marbled Salamander

Ambystoma opacum

Marbled Salamander
Photo by Robert Rold Photography
Description:  The Marbled Salamander ranges in size from 3.5-4.5 inches.  Coloration is black with white horizontal bands running across the body.  The male's bands are white, while the female's are grayish.  The body is short and stout.

Habitat:  Found in a variety of habitats, but rarely seen.

Behavior:  Breeds in the fall.

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