Hynobius guttatus Tominaga, Matsui, Tanabe, and Nishikawa, 2019

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

Hynobius guttatus Tominaga, Matsui, Tanabe, and Nishikawa, 2019, Zootaxa, 4651: 415. Holotype: S. Tanabe private collection (stored at KUHE) T2804, by original designation. Type locality: "Yasugawa-dam, Koka-shi (formerly Tsuchiyama-cho), Shiga Prefecture (34°58’N, 136°21’E, alt. 420 m a.s.l.)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0C85653A-911A-44C6-A4BD-38F680B6199A

English Names

Mahoroba salamander (original publication). 

Distribution

Montane regions of Chubu-Kinki district, Western Japan (Honshu I.), from Gifu and Aichi to Wakayama Prefectures. 

Comment

Prior to its recognition, confused with Hynobius stejnegeri, according to the original publication. See comment under Hynobius stejnegeri for access to relevant literature prior to 2019. 

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