Paramesotriton maolanensis Gu, Chen, Tian, Li, and Ran, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Paramesotriton > Species: Paramesotriton maolanensis

Paramesotriton (Allomesotriton) maolanensis Gu, Chen, Tian, Li, and Ran, 2012, Zootaxa, 3510: 41. Holotype: GZNU 2006030001, by original designation. Type locality: "Wengang, 25° 40′ N 107° 53′ E, 817m a.s.l., Libo County, Guizhou Province, P. R. China".

Paramesotriton (Karstotriton) maolanensis — Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 364. 

English Names

Maolan Warty Newt (Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 299). 


Known currently only from the Maolan National Nature Reserve in Libo County in southern Guizhou, China.


Suggested to be the sister taxon of Paramesotriton longliensis in the original publication. Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 299–300, reviewed the biology, characteristics, distribution, reproduction, and conservation of the species. Fei and Ye, 2016, Amph. China, 1: 364–366, provided an account, photograph, and range map.  

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