Tylototriton anguliceps Le, Nguyen, Nishikawa, Nguyen, Pham, Matsui, Bernardes, and Nguyen, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Tylototriton > Species: Tylototriton anguliceps

Tylototriton anguliceps Le, Nguyen, Nishikawa, Nguyen, Pham, Matsui, Bernardes, and Nguyen, 2015, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 34: 45. Holotype: HNUE A.I.1.109, by original designation. Type locality: "Muong Nhe Nature Reserve, Muong Nhe District, Dien Bien Province, Vietnam (22° 18.580′ N, 102° 11.026′ E, elevation 1704 m asl)". 

English Names

Angular-headed Newt (original publication). 

Angular-headed Corcodile [sic] Newt (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 66). 

Distribution

Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai , and Nan provinces, Thailand; Phou Ya Kaho, Viengphoukha District, Luang Namtha Province, Laos; and Muong Nhe, Dien Bien Province, and Thuan Chau, Son La Province, northern Vietnam; presumably in adjacent southwestern Yunnan, China. 

Comment

Nested within the clade comprised of Tylototriton uyenoi, Tylototriton shanjing, Tylototriton verrucosus, and Tylototriton yangi, according to the original publication. See brief account by Phimmachak, Aowphol, and Stuart, 2015, Zootaxa, 4006: 297–299, who provided the Laos locality. Hernandez, Escoriza, Pomchote, and Hou, 2019, Herpetol. Bull., London, 147: 15–18, provided a record from Chiang Mai province, Thailand, and discussed the habitat and range. Niyomwan, Srisom, and Pawangkhanant, 2019, Field Guide Amph. Thailand: 92–93, provided a brief account (photograph, habitat, and range) for Thailand (in Thai). Bernardes, Le, Nguyen, Pham, Pham, Nguyen, Rödder, Bonkowski, and Ziegler, 2020, ZooKeys, 935: 121–164, provided a range map. Makchai, Chuaynkern, Safoowong, Chuachat, and Cota, 2020, Amph. N. Thailand: 185, provided photographs, a brief account for Thailand, and a range map. Makchai, Chuaynkern, Safoowong, Chuachat, and Cota, 2020, Amph. N. Thailand: 185, provided photographs, a brief account for Thailand, and a range map. Hernandez and Pomchote, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 993–996, reported the species from Khun Chae National Park, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand, and discussed the range in Thailand. In the Tylototriton (Tylototritonverrucosus species group of Poyarkov, Nguyen, and Arkhipov, 2021, Taprobanica, 10: 4–22, who discussed phylogenetics. In the Tylototriton verrucosus group of Lyu, Wang, Zeng, Zhou, Qi, Wan, Li, and Wang, 2021, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 71: 697–710, who discussed phylogenetics. 

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