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Ambystomatidae - Mole Salamanders

The species in this family of salamanders are only found in North America. They get the name mole salamander because they are nocturnal and spend the day in leaf litter or in burrows on the forest floor.



 Kingdom: Animalia
 Phylum: Chordata
 Subphylum: Vertebrata
 Class: Amphibia
 Order: Anura 
 Family: Ambystomatidae