Hynobius akiensis Matsui, Okawa, and Nishikawa, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Hynobiidae > Subfamily: Hynobiinae > Genus: Hynobius > Species: Hynobius akiensis

Hynobius akiensis Matsui, Okawa, and Nishikawa in Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, Aoki, Eto, Yoshikawa, Tanabe, Misawa, and Tominaga, 2019, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 38: 70. Holotype: KUHE 35925, by original designation. Type locality: "Haizuka, Mirasaka-cho, Miyoshi-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture (34°46'01"N, 132°58'45"E, alt. 223 m)", Japan. 

Hynobius (Hynobius) akiensis — Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 120.

English Names

Aki Salamander (original publication). 

Distribution

Hiroshima and Shimane Prefectures, Honshu, Japan. 

Comment

Prior to its naming confused with Hynobius nebulosus according to the original publication. Restricted by partition of Hynobius sumidai and Hynobius geiyoensis by Sugawara, Naito, Iwata, and Nagano, 2022, Bull. Kanagawa Prefect. Mus. (Nat. Sci.), 51: 35–46. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 120, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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