Onychodactylus pyrrhonotus Yoshikawa and Matsui, 2022

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

Onychodactylus pyrrhonotus Yoshikawa and Matsui, 2022, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 41: 87. Holotype: NSMT-H 13600, by original designation. Type locality: "the environs of Mt. Bunagatake (35° 15′ N, 135° 53′ E, 990 m asl) in the Hira Mountains, Otsu-shi, Shiga Prefecture, Japan". Zoobank LSID: C67DBB1-253F-48E7-BEE7-3C9A6C14724A

Onychodactylus (Onychodactylus) pyrronotus — Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 37.

English Names

Fireback Clawed Salamander (original publication). 

Kinki Clawed Salamander (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 37).

Distribution

Known from Kinki, Chubu, and Hokuriku districts of central Honshu, Japan. 

Comment

In the Onychodactylus japonicus complex and the sister taxon of Onychodactylus kinneburi, according to the original publication where comparative morphology and molecular markers were detailed. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 37–38, provided a detailed account, covering systematics, life history, distribution (including a polygon map), and conservation status.

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