Native SpeciesSpotted salamander

Ambystoma maculatum
FOUND by 34syellow
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Mr.I
Peer reviewed by Ava.B,Lizzy.A,Calob.B
Field Notes
I hear cars I hear feet moving I smell ocean I touch a rolly polly I touch trees I touch water I see trees I see water I see animals I see plants
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
There are 10-100 egg. I think they are spotted salamander eggs. They have a thick coating of jelly around them.
Photo of my evidence.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Ambystoma maculatum
Common name:
Spotted salamander
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.319644 °
W -70.594381 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Freshwater - In a developed area
Trip Information
5/03 Multi 3's Vernal Pool Investigation
Trip date: 
Wed, 2017-05-03 13:30
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
MIDAS Code: 


nice drawing and pictures.

The diving beetle you found will likely eat some of the spotted salamanders once they hatch.

Thank you very much. We are so thankful that you got back to us quickly. We really hope that the diving beetle dose not eat the eggs. Do you no if it is a really big water bug or a predacious diving beetle??

Thank You,
Ava, Calob,and lizzy:)

It looks like a predacious diving beetle to me.