ambystomid salamander

noun
small to moderate-sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander
Syn: ↑ambystomid
Hypernyms: ↑salamander
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Ambystoma, ↑genus Ambystoma

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  • ambystomid — noun small to moderate sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander • Syn: ↑ambystomid salamander • Hypernyms: ↑salamander • Hyponyms: ↑mole salamander, ↑Ambystoma talpoideum, ↑spo …   Useful english dictionary

  • ambystomid — /am bis teuh mid/, n. 1. Also called mole salamander. any of various small to moderate sized salamanders of the genus Ambystoma, terrestrial or semiaquatic, inhabiting North America from New England to Florida and westward to Texas. adj. 2. of or …   Universalium

  • spotted salamander — noun 1. glossy black North American salamander with yellow spots • Syn: ↑Ambystoma maculatum • Hypernyms: ↑ambystomid, ↑ambystomid salamander 2. European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots • Syn: ↑fire salamand …   Useful english dictionary

  • mole salamander — noun brownish black burrowing salamander of southeastern United States • Syn: ↑Ambystoma talpoideum • Hypernyms: ↑ambystomid, ↑ambystomid salamander …   Useful english dictionary

  • tiger salamander — noun widely distributed brown or black North American salamander with vertical yellowish blotches • Syn: ↑Ambystoma tigrinum • Hypernyms: ↑ambystomid, ↑ambystomid salamander …   Useful english dictionary

  • Taylor's Salamander — Taxobox name = Taylor s Salamander status = CR | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Lissamphibia ordo = Caudata familia = Ambystomatidae genus = Ambystoma species = A. taylori binomial = Ambystoma… …   Wikipedia

  • mole salamander — ambystomid. * * * …   Universalium

  • mud puppy — noun 1. aquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gills • Syn: ↑Necturus maculosus • Hypernyms: ↑salamander • Member Holonyms: ↑Necturus, ↑genus Necturus 2. large salamander of North American rivers and streams …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ambystoma maculatum — noun glossy black North American salamander with yellow spots • Syn: ↑spotted salamander • Hypernyms: ↑ambystomid, ↑ambystomid salamander …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ambystoma talpoideum — noun brownish black burrowing salamander of southeastern United States • Syn: ↑mole salamander • Hypernyms: ↑ambystomid, ↑ambystomid salamander …   Useful english dictionary

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