Tylototriton maolanensis Li, Wei, Cheng, Zhang, and Wang, 2020

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

Tylototriton maolanensis Li, Wei, Cheng, Zhang, and Wang, 2020, Asian Herpetol. Res., 11: 286. Holotype: CIBML 20180427001, by original designation. Type locality: "Maolan National Nature Reserve (25.307194° N, 107.948764° E, ca. 737 m a.s.l.) in Libo County, Guizhou Province, China". 

English Names

Maolan Knobby Newt (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Maolan National Nature Reserve, ca. 737 m elevation, Libo County, Guizhou Province, China. 

Comment

Most closely related to Tylototriton dabienicus, Tylototriton anhuiensis and Tylototriton broadoridgus, and previously confused with Tylototriton asperrimus according to the original publication. In the Tylototriton (Yaotritonwenxianensis species group of Poyarkov, Nguyen, and Arkhipov, 2021, Taprobanica, 10: 4–22, who discussed phylogenetics.

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