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

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

Hynobius kuishiensis Tominaga, Matsui, Tanabe, and Nishikawa, 2019, Zootaxa, 4651: 415. Holotype: KUHE 18035, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Kuishi, Kochi-shi (formerly Tosayama-mura), Kochi Prefecture (33°40’ N, 133°30’ E, alt. 1030 m a.s.l.)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0C85653A-911A-44C6-A4BD-38F680B6199A

English Names

Iyoshima Salamander (original publication). 


Mount Ishizuchi, Saijo-shi and Kumakogen-cho, Ehime Prefecture; Iyomishima, Shikokuchuo-shi, Ehime Prefecture; Mount Okukuishi, Motoyama-cho, Kochi Prefecture; Mount Kuishi, Tosayama, Kochi-shi, Kochi Prefecture; Uchiko-cho (formerly Oda-cho), Ehime Prefecture; Mount Takamaru, Kamikatsu-cho, Tokushima Prefecture.Shikoku I., Japan. 


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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