Hynobius setoi Matsui, Tanabe, and Misawa, 2019

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

Hynobius setoi Matsui, Tanabe, and Misawa in Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, Aoki, Eto, Yoshikawa, Tanabe, Misawa, and Tominaga, 2019, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 38: 44. Holotype: KUHE 7313, by original designation. Type locality: "Takae, Fukube-cho, Tottori-shi, Tottori Prefecture (35°32'31"N, 134°16'42"E, alt. 50 m)", Japan. 

English Names

 San’in salamander (original publication). 

Distribution

 Southern Honshu, Japan, in mainly lowland areas along the Japan Sea from northwestern Hyogo Prefecture to eastern Shimane Prefecture. 

Comment

Confused with Hynobius nebulosus prior to its naming, according to the original publication. 

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