Hynobius oni Kanamori, Nishikawa, Matsui, and Tanabe, 2022

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

Hynobius oni Kanamori, Nishikawa, Matsui, and Tanabe, 2022, PeerJ, 10(e13891): 17–18. Holotype: KUHE 62785, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Yatsuzura, Uwajima City, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku, Japan (N 33.18 ; E 132.62 ; alt. 1,000 m a.s.l.)". Zoobank publication registration: 1EFFBF1B-1249-4A9F-8AB2-36BFCD6F6B9E

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the Onigajo and Sasayama Mountains in Ehime and Kochi prefectures, southwestern part of Shikoku Island, western Japan. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Japan

Endemic: Japan


Prior to its delimitation and naming this species was considered part of Hynobius hirosei

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