Hynobius iwami Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, and Tominaga, 2019

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

Hynobius iwami Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, and Tominaga in Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, Aoki, Eto, Yoshikawa, Tanabe, Misawa, and Tominaga, 2019, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 38: 57. Holotype: KUHE 35891, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Todacho, Masuda-shi, Shimane Prefecture (34°41'44"N, 131°52'16"E, alt. 38 m)", Japan. 

English Names

Iwami Salamander (original publication). 

Distribution

Southwestern Honshu, Japan, mainly along the Japan Sea in northwestern Shimane and adjacent Hiroshima Prefectures, 38 to 100 m elevation. 

Comment

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

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