Hynobius guabangshanensis Shen, 2004

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

Hynobius guabangshanensis Shen in Shen, Deng, and Wang, 2004, Acta Zool. Sinica, 50: 209. Holotype: HNNUL 02112404., by original designation. Type locality: "Guabang Shan Tree Farm (26° 37′ 8″ N,111° 56′ 1″ E), Qiyang County, Hunan Province, China. Altitude 720 m".

Hynobius (Hynobius) guabangshanensisDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

English Names

Guabangshan Hynobiid (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 36). 


Known only from the type locality: Guabang Shan Tree Farm (26º 37′ 8″ N, 111º 56′ 1″ E), Qiyang County, south-central Hunan Province, China. Altitude 720 m.


Most similar to Hynobius amjiensis, according to the original publication. See brief account by Raffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 45. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1600-1604, provided an account , figures, and range map. Nishikawa, Jiang, Matsui, Mo, Chen, Kim, Tominaga, and Yoshikawa, 2010, Zootaxa, 2426: 65-67, suggested that this species is the sister taxon of Hynobius chinesis + Hynobius maoershanensis. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 44, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 36–37, provided an account, photographs, and map for China. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 63, provided a brief account, photo, and map. See account by Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 162–163. Shen, 2014, Fauna Hunan, Amph.: 25–31, provided an account. Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 65–66, reviewed the biology, characteristics, distribution, reproduction, and conservation of the species. 

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