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.
  • Scientific name
    Ambystoma tigrinum (Green, 1825)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Tiger Salamander
  • Collector
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Purchased from Chester Zoo, 1963
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: VZ. 38/63; previous number: 1963.211.1-6
Object view = Natural Science
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