Spotted Salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Spotted Salamander Spotted Salamander
Photo by Eric Williams Photo by Eric Williams
Description:  The Spotted Salamander ranges in size from 4.5-7.5 inches.  Coloration is black to grayish with yellow spots arranged in an irregular row down each side of the back.  Belly is gray.

Habitat:  Found in moist wooded or open areas.

Behavior:  Breeds in woodland ponds in early spring.

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