Hynobius bakan Matsui, Okawa, and Nishikawa, 2019

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

Hynobius bakan Matsui, Okawa, and Nishikawa in Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, Aoki, Eto, Yoshikawa, Tanabe, Misawa, and Tominaga, 2019, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 38: 60. Holotype: KUHE OU 0391, an adult male from Warisaka, Kurumaji, Ube-shi, Yamaguchi Prefecture (34°50'36"N, 131°18'12"E, alt. 70 m)". 

English Names

Yamaguchi Salamander (original publication). 

Distribution

Extreme southwestern Honshu and adjacent northeastern Kyushu, Japan (Yamaguchi and Oita Prefectures), 15 to 280 m elevation. 

Comment

Prior to its naming, confused with Hynobius nebulosus, according to the original publication. 

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