Onychodactylus fuscus Yoshikawa and Matsui, 2014

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Hynobiidae > Subfamily: Onychodactylinae > Genus: Onychodactylus > Species: Onychodactylus fuscus

Onychodactylus fuscus Yoshikawa and Matsui, 2014, Zootaxa, 3866: 68. Holotype: KUHE 48284, by original designation. Type locality: "environs of Mt. Yogai (139°18′E, 37°21′N, 430 m a.s.l.) in Tadami-machi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan". 

Onychodactylus (Onychodactylus) fuscus — Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 34).

English Names

Tadami Clawed Salamander (original publication). 


Known from two localities in western Tadami-machi, Fukushima Prefecture and southern Sanjo-shi, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, although the distribution is assumed to be wider. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Japan

Endemic: Japan


 Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 34–35, provided a detailed account, covering systematics, life history, distribution (including a polygon map), and conservation status.

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