Ambystoma opacum (marbled salamander). Atypical nest sites

Herpetological Review
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The discovery of inconspicuous nests in secretive species not only expands knowledge but can reveal previously unknown behaviors and ecological consequences of those behaviors. Marbled salamanders exhibit the unusual strategy of laying their eggs terrestrially under cover. Here we report multiple occurrences of A. opacum nesting inside logs, which may be atypical for this species.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Ambystoma opacum (marbled salamander). Atypical nest sites
Series title Herpetological Review
Volume 52
Issue 3
Year Published 2021
Language English
Publisher Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
Contributing office(s) Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Description 2 p.
First page 595
Last page 596
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