Hynobius nagatoensis Sugawara, Tahara, Matsukoji, and Nagano, 2022

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

Hynobius nagatoensis Sugawara, Tahara, Matsukoji, and Nagano in Sugawara, Tahara, Nakazono, Matsukoji, and Nagano, 2022, Sci. Rep. Yokosuka City Mus., 69: 9. Holotype: YPYM-H-101, by original designation. Type locality: "Shuhocho Kama, Mine City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Chugoku, Japan (34°16’ N, 131°15’ E; elevation = 120 m above sea level [a.s.l.]; in all cases, datum = WGS84)". ZooBank publication registration: 2861D048-4805-4B5C-90E0-274A313A16EE

English Names

None noted. 


Known from Shimonoseki (including the former Shimonoseki City, and Hohoku, Toyota, Toyoura, and Kikugawa Towns), Nagato (including the former Nagato City, and Yuya and Heki Towns), Mine (including the former Mine City, and Shuho and Mito Towns), and Ube (including the former Kusunoki Town) Cities in Yamaguchi Prefecture, and Moji Ward, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, western Honshu I., Japan. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Japan

Endemic: Japan


Previously confused with Hynobius bakan, which differs in morphology and molecular markers, according to the original publication. 

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