Hynobius vandenburghi Dunn, 1923

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

Hynobius vandenburghi Dunn, 1923, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 12: 28. Holotype: CAS 26714, by original designation. Type locality: "Nara, Yamoto Province, Hondo [=Honshu Island]", Japan. 

Hynobius nebulosus vandenburghi — Mori, 1928, Chosen Nat. Hist. Soc. J., 6: 2.

Hynobius vandenburghi — Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, Aoki, Eto, Yoshikawa, Tanabe, Misawa, and Tominaga, 2019, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 38: 49. 

English Names

Yamato Salamander (Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, Aoki, Eto, Yoshikawa, Tanabe, Misawa, and Tominaga, 2019, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 38: 49). 

Distribution

Kinki and southern Chubu regions (Nara, Aichi, and Gifu Prefectures) of southern Honshu, Japan. 

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Hynobius nebulosus by Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa, Aoki, Eto, Yoshikawa, Tanabe, Misawa, and Tominaga, 2019, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 38: 49, where it had been placed by Mori, 1928, Chosen Nat. Hist. Soc. J., 6: 2, and Tago, 1934, Zool. Mag., Tokyo, 46: 214-224. Sakai, Kusakabe, Tsuchida, Tsuzuku, Okada, Kitamura, Tomita, Mukai, Tagami, Takagi, Yaoi, and Minamoto, 2019, Environmental DNA, 1: 281–289, discussed the range and provided a new record at Kaizu, southern Gifu Province, Japan. 

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