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Amphiuma tridactylum (Three-toed Amphiuma)

Synonyms: Amphiuma means tridactylum

Wikipedia Abstract

The three-toed amphiuma, Amphiuma tridactylum, is a species of aquatic salamander native to the Southeastern United States.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 64.35
EDGE Score: 4.18


Adult Length [1]  3.477 feet (106 cm)
Gestation [2]  4 months 15 days
Litter Size [2]  200
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  16 years
Female Maturity [1]  3 years
Male Maturity [1]  3 years


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Big Thicket Biosphere Reserve National Park II 616880 Texas, United States
Hot Springs National Park II 5740 Arkansas, United States
Jean Lafitte National Hist. Park & Preserve National Historical Park II 17686 Louisiana, United States


Parasitized by 
Megalodiscus americanus <Unverified Name>[3]
Telorchis sirenis <Unverified Name>[3]
Telorchis stunkardi <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


North America;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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