Paramesotriton wulingensis Wang, Tian, and Gu, 2013

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

Paramesotriton wulingensis Wang, Tian, and Gu, 2013, Acta Zootaxon. Sinica, 38: XXX. Holotype: LPS 20110719, by original designation. Type locality: Youyang, Chongqing, China (29° 18′ N, 108° 57′ E). 

Paramesotriton (Paramesotriton) wulingensis — Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 164. 

English Names

Wuling Warty Newt (Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 300). 


Wuling mountains of southeastern Chongqing and eastern Guizhou, presumably into extreme western Hunan, China, 500–1800 m elevation.


Confused with Paramesotriton caudopunctatus according to the original publication.  Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 164, provided a brief account, range map, and photograph. Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 300–301, reviewed the biology, characteristics, distribution, reproduction, and conservation of the species. Zhang, 2017, Amph. Rept. Fanjing Mts.: 37–42, provided taxonomic and natural history information for the Fanjing Mountains of northeastern Guizhou, China. 

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