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Mole salamanders
Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Suborder: Salamandroidea
Family: Ambystomatidae
Genus: Ambystoma
Tschudi, 1838

The mole salamanders are part of the genus Ambystoma. There are a group of animals that live in North America. The only family in this genus is the Ambystomatidae. The Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) is a popular exotic pet. They are also used in research. The Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) is an official amphibian of many US states. They are also sold as pets.

Species

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