About this object

Reaching up to 20 cm in length. Stout-bodied animals with broad heads and small eyes. Adults have a dark brown to greyish black dorsal color overlain with numerous, large, irregular, dirty brown to brownish yellow spots or vertical streaks. The belly is marked with irregular pale yellow blotches on a darker background

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1963.211.3
  • Scientific name
    Ambystoma tigrinum (Green, 1825)
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA CAUDATA AMBYSTOMATIDAE
  • Common name
    Tiger Salamander
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    unrecorded
  • Place collected
    unrecorded
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Purchased from Chester Zoo, 1963
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: VZ. 38/63
Object view = Natural Science
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