Blue-spotted Salamander

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Blue-spotted Salamander (Ambystoma laterale)

Blue-spotted’s are similar in structure and appearance to spotted salamanders though not as heavy bodied, being about 10 – 13 cm in length. They can be identified by the metallic blue flecks on the sides and legs over a dark base color. This species breeds in the spring in small ponds, ditches, etc.