Hynobius unisacculus Min, Baek, Song, Chang, and Poyarkov, 2016

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

Hynobius unisacculus Min, Baek, Song, Chang, and Poyarkov, 2016, Zootaxa, 4169: 486. Holotype: CGRB-15401, by original designation. Type locality: "Naro Islands (Oenaro-do Island), from the environs of Oecho-ri, Bongrae-myeon, Goheung-gun, Jeollanam-do, South Korea (127° 28´36.1″ E; 34° 26´19.6″ N)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8CA28A0B-4945-40A2-9145-59F6C28D0471

English Names

Small Salamander (Moon, Koo, Jeon, Choi, Seong, and Lee, 2020, MtDNA, Part B, 5: 530). 

Distribution

Known only from four localities within the southeastern part of Jeollanam-do, South Korea: Goheung, Suncheon, Bosoeung, and Yeosu areas. 

Comment

Confused with Hynobius leechii and Hynobius quelpartensis prior to its naming according to the original publication. Suk, Kim, Cha, and Min, 2019, MtDNA, Part B, 4: 3705–3706, reported on the complete mitochondrial genome as well as phylogenetic placement. Moon, Koo, Jeon, Choi, Seong, and Lee, 2020, MtDNA, Part B, 5: 530–531, reported on the complete mitochondrial genome. 

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