Common Name:
Spotted Salamander
Scientific Name:
Ambystoma maculatum
Amby is Greek for "a cup", stoma is Greek for "a mouth"
maculatum is Latin for "spot" or "spotted"
Average Length:
4.4 - 7.8 in. (11.2 - 19.7 cm)
Virginia Record Length: 
Record length:
9.8 in. (24.8 cm)


Virginia Fish and Wildlife Information Service: Species Booklet


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A slightly stressed specimen oozing copious amounts of poison.        
Eggmass Fairfax Co. Gravid Female Campbell Co.


Prince William Co.
Prince William Co.
Gravid Female
Gravid Female Fairfax Co. Fairfax Co.