Paramesotriton aurantius Yuan, Wu, Zhou, and Che, 2016

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Paramesotriton > Species: Paramesotriton aurantius

Paramesotriton aurantius Yuan, Wu, Zhou, and Che, 2016, Zootaxa, 4205: 556. Holotype: KIZ026210, by original designation. Type locality: "Jiulongjin, Zherong, Fujian Province, 27.20º N, 119.99º E, elevation 832 m", China.

English Names

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Fujian Province (Fuding, Ningde, and Putian counties), China. 


In the Paramesotriton chinensis group, and the sister taxon of Paramesotriton hongkongensis, according to the original publication. Zhong, Zhang, Zheng, Zhang, Ding, and Lin, 2021, MtDNA, Part B, 6: 428–429, reported on the complete mtDNA genome. 

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