Hynobius fossigenus Okamiya, Sugawara, Nagano, and Poyarkov, 2018

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

Hynobius fossigenus Okamiya, Sugawara, Nagano, and Poyarkov, 2018, PeerJ, 5084: 15. Holotype: ZMMU A-5862, by original designation. Type loality: "small stream on the eastern slope of Hinode-san (= Mt. Hinode), in the vicinity of Hinode City, Tokyo, Honshu Island, Japan (N 35.78°; E 139.17°; elevation 679 m a.s.l.)". 

English Names

None noted.


Gunma, Saitama, Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefectures of Kanto District, and from Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Nagano and the northeastern part of Aichi Prefecture in Chubu District of central Honshu, Japan. 


A member of the Hynobius kimurae–Hynobius boulengeri species complex and the sister species of Hynobius kimurae according to the original publication. 

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