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

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

Hynobius tsurugiensis Tominaga, Matsui, Tanabe, and Nishikawa, 2019, Zootaxa, 4651: 417. Holotype: S. Tanabe private collection (stored at KUHE) T2906, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Tsurugi, Miyoshi-shi (formerly Higashiiyayama-son),Tokushima Prefecture (33°51’ N, 134°05’ E, alt. 1843 m a.s.l.)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0C85653A-911A-44C6-A4BD-38F680B6199A

English Names

Tsurugi Salamander (original publication). 


Mount Tsurugi, Mount Maruzasa, and Mount Takashiro, Tokushima Prefecture, and Kami-shi (formerly Monobe-son) Kochi 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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