Tylototriton joe Rao, Zeng, Zhu, and Ma, 2022 "2020"

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

Tylototriton joe Rao, Zeng, Zhu, and Ma in Rao, 2022 "2020", in Zhu and Rao (eds.), Atlas Wildlife SW China: 426. Holotype: KIZ-GLGS 16351. Type locality: Pianma Town, Lushui County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China [from the Chinese]. 

Tylototriton (Tylototriton) joe — Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 309.

English Names

Planma Crocodile Newt (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 309).

Distribution

Subtropical montane habitat in the vicinity of the type locality (Pianma Town, Lushui County, Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, northwestern Yunnan Province, China) at ca. 1200 m elevation; expected in adjacent northeastern Myanmar.  

Comment

Similar to Tylototriton verrucosus according to the original publication where comparative morphology and habitat were discussed. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 309–310, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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