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Species List
  Family Ambystomatidae  
 

Jefferson salamander

Ambystoma jeffersonianum
 

blue-spotted salamander

Ambystoma laterale
Classification:

spotted salamander

Ambystoma maculatum

Phylum Chordata

marbled salamander

Ambystoma opacum
Class Amphibia

silvery salamander

Ambystoma platineum
Order Caudata

mole salamander

Ambystoma talpoideum
 

smallmouth salamander

Ambystoma texanum
 

tiger salamander

Ambystoma tigrinum
  Family Cryptobranchidae  
 

hellbender

Cryptobranchus alleganiensis
  Family Plethodontidae  
 

dusky salamander

Desmognathus fuscus
 

southern two-lined salamander

Eurycea cirrigera
 

longtail salamander

Eurycea longicauda
 

cave salamander

Eurycea lucifuga
 

four-toed salamander

Hemidactylium scutatum
 

redback salamander

Plethodon cinereus
 

zigzag salamander

Plethodon dorsalis
 

northern slimy salamander

Plethodon glutinosus
  Family Proteidae  
 

mudpuppy

Necturus maculosus
  Family Salamandridae  
 

eastern newt

Notophthalmus viridescens
  Family Sirenidae  
 

lesser siren

Siren intermedia
   

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