Hynobius nihoensis Sugawara, Nagano, and Nakazono, 2022

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

Hynobius nihoensis Sugawara, Nagano, and Nakazono in Sugawara, Tahara, Nakazono, Matsukoji, and Nagano, 2022, Sci. Rep. Yokosuka City Mus., 69: 12. Holotype:  Type locality: "Yamashita, Usa City, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan (33°31’ N, 131°18’ E; elevation = 40 m a.s.l.); in all cases, datum = WGS84)". ZooBank LSID: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:C14D5C4D-5AC8-4DF9-9AB3-B26D453D045A

English Names

None noted. 


Bungotakada (only former Bungotakada City) and Usa (only former Usa City) Cities, Oita Prefecture, northeastern Kyushu, Japan.


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

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