Laotriton Dubois and Raffaëlli, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Laotriton
1 species

Laotriton Dubois and Raffaëlli, 2009, Alytes, 26: 48. Type species: Paramesotriton laoensis Stuart and Papenfuss, 2002, by original designation.

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As for the single species.


Dubois and Raffaëlli, 2009, Alytes, 26: 48, recognized this taxon in order to render a monophyletic Paramesotriton. Gu, Wang, Chen, Tian, and Li, 2012, Zootaxa, 3150: 59-68, recovered a monophyletic Laotriton + Paramesotriton, obviating the need to recognize Laotriton separate from ParamesotritonDubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 408, recovered Laotriton as the sister taxon of Pachytriton

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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